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Table 1 Clinical Characteristics (n = 12)

From: Coordinated prophylactic surgical management for women with hereditary breast-ovarian cancer syndrome

Characteristics Number (%)
Mean age at prophylactic surgery (range) 43 (34–65)
BMI (SD) 22.7 ± 3.1*
Race  
   White, Non-Ashkenazie Jewish 10 (83.3)
   Ashkenazie Jewish 1 (8.3)
   Hispanic 1 (8.3)
Personal previous history of breast cancer 10 (83.3)
Primary 9 (75)
Primary with local recurrence 1 (8.3)
Personal history of ovarian cancer 0 (0)
Family history of breast cancer 11 (91.6)
   First degree relatives with breast cancer 9 (75)
Family history of ovarian cancer 2 (16.6)
   First degree relatives with ovarian cancer 1 (8.3)
Smoking 2 (16.66)
Parity  
   1 live birth 2 (16.66)
   2 live birth 7 (58.33)
   3 live birth 3 (25)
Menopausal Status  
Premenopausal 7 (58.33)
Postmenopausal 5 (41.66)
Due to chemotherapy 1 (8.33)
Due to use of tamoxifen 1 (8.33)
Due to previous hysterectomy 2 (16.66)
Natural menopause 1 (8.33)
  1. *Values are presented as average ± standard deviation