Thread: hysterectomy?
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Old 10-05-2012, 06:01 AM   #30
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I forgot to mention that I kept my ovaries. While I was happy to have the uterus gone, I didn't want to lose any working, healthy body parts. I changed physicians and the new one was appalled that I had been given the choice of keeping them. She said the research and history is that there is a higher incidence of breast cancer in women who didn't have ovaries removed with hysterectomy. I was appalled that she actually tried to talk me into having them removed.
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