Cancer Gene Mutation Linked to Earlier Menopause, University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Study  
1/30/2013 7:15:17 AM

Women carrying BRCA mutations tied to breast and ovarian cancer may hit menopause a few years earlier than other women, according to a new study. Doctors already discuss with those women whether they want immediate surgery to remove their ovaries and breasts, or if they want to start a family first and hold off on ovary removal.