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oophorectomy

[oh-of-uh-rek-tuh-me] surgery to remove the ovaries. The fallopian tubes are often removed at the same time (salpingo-oophorectomy). See also ovary.

Can ovarian cancer be prevented?

... or breast cancer, you may want to consider having both ovaries and fallopian
tubes removed (called a bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy) as part of ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/ovariancancer/detailedguide/ovarian-cancer-prevention

Treatment options for uterine sarcoma, by stage

... Stages I and II: Most women have surgery to remove the uterus, fallopian tubes
and ovaries (hysterectomy and bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy). ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/uterinesarcoma/detailedguide/uterine-sarcoma-treating-by-stage

Treatment of Sexual Dysfunction in Cancer Patients

... Sexual Dysfunction in Women having Risk- Reducing Salpingo-Oophorectomy
(RRSO) Page 2. ... Page 6. Risk-Reducting Oophorectomy ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@behavioralresearchcenter/documents/document/acspc-036252.pdf

Surgery for ovarian cancer

... uterus (this operation is called a hysterectomy), along with both ovaries and
fallopian tubes (this is called a bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy or BSO ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/ovariancancer/detailedguide/ovarian-cancer-treating-surgery

Evolution of cancer treatments: Hormone therapy | American ...

... Because the breast was “held in control” by the ovaries, Beatson decided to
test removal of the ovaries (called oophorectomy) in advanced breast ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerbasics/thehistoryofcancer/the-history-of-cancer-cancer-treatment-hormone-therapy

Cancer Glossary

... See also anesthesia, biopsy, mastectomy, two-step procedure. oophorectomy
Search [oh-of-uh-rek-tuh-me]. surgery to remove the ovaries. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerglossary/index.aspx?letter=o

Treatment options for endometrial cancer by stage

... This operation includes removing the uterus, fallopian tubes, and ovaries
(total hysterectomy bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy -- TH/BSO). ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/endometrialcancer/detailedguide/endometrial-uterine-cancer-treating-by-stage

Surgery for endometrial cancer

... Laparascopic surgery can also be done using a special robot such as
the DaVinci ® robot. Bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/endometrialcancer/overviewguide/endometrial--uterine--cancer-overview-treating-surgery

Surgery for endometrial cancer

... these operations. Bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy. This operation
removes both fallopian tubes and both ovaries. This ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/endometrialcancer/detailedguide/endometrial-uterine-cancer-treating-surgery

Surgery for vaginal cancer

... The fallopian tubes and ovaries are often removed in the same operation.
This procedure is known as a bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy (or BSO). ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/vaginalcancer/detailedguide/vaginal-cancer-treating-surgery