Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria: Short-Term Impact of Surgical Menopause on Cognitive Function

Inclusion Criteria

  • Planning to have surgery to remove both ovaries or remaining ovary if only one ovary is intact
  • No personal history of ovarian, peritoneal, or tubal cancer
  • Menstrual cycles in the past six months or is not yet menopausal
  • Currently has at least one ovary intact
  • High risk for ovarian cancer as defined by standard criteria to include:
  • Positive for breast cancer susceptibility gene (BRCA)
  • Positive for Lynch Syndrome
  • First degree relative with ovary cancer
  • Ashkenazi Jewish with a personal history of breast cancer
  • Two relatives with ovary cancer regardless of age of onset
  • Any relative diagnosed breast cancer with age of diagnosis less than 50
  • Family history of BRCA (patient not tested)
  • Family history of Lynch Syndrome (patient not tested)
  • At least 18 years old

Exclusion Criteria

  • Pregnant women
  • Children

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