Coming February 9, 2022: Opportunistic Salpingectomy as a Strategy for Ovarian Cancer Prevention

The Gynecologic Cancer Initiative is launching there second video of their Beyond the Stories series, funded by Michael Smith Health Research BC: “Opportunistic Salpingectomy as a Strategy for Ovarian Cancer Prevention”.  

The video features Dr. Gillian Hanley discusses what the practice is, the research behind it, and the opportunity it poses for epithelial ovarian cancer prevention. In addition, patients Justine Greene and Dr. Janice Kwon speak to their reasons of undergoing an opportunistic salpingectomy.  

All videos

Hereditary Cancer in BC

Rose Lee found out she had a BRCA1 mutation in 2012. She is a survivor of both triple negative breast cancer and high grade serous ovarian cancer. 

Opportunistic Salpingectomy

Justine Greene shares her story about why she chose to undergo an opportunistic salpingectomy.

A Conversation about
Vulvar Cancer

Carly Allen shares about her vulvar cancer journey.

Thank you to Michael Smith Health Research BC for funding this project through the Reach program.
Thank you to BC Cancer Foundation, BC Women’s Health Foundation, UBC Faculty of Medicine, and VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation for supporting this project.