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IVF Does Not Significantly Increase Risk of Ovarian Cancer

A study of the medical records of more than 67,000 women who underwent fertility treatment found that fertility treatments did not effect the risk of breast or uterine cancer, and … Continue reading 

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Exposure to Sunlight May Reduce the Risk of Ovarian Cancer

A study of 3,000 women found that those expose to more ultraviolet radiation had a decreased risk of ovarian cancer and an increased risk of borderline tumors. See the full … Continue reading 

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Use of Aspirin May Decrease Risk of Serous Ovarian Cancer

A study of 756 women with ovarian cancer and 1564 women without ovarian cancer found that women who regularly used aspirin decreased their risk of ovarian cancer. See the press … Continue reading 

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Fertility Drugs Do Not Appear to Cause Ovarian Cancer

A study of approximately 2700 women showed that women who used fertility drugs did not have a higher risk of ovarian cancer, except for women who used fertility drugs and … Continue reading 

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Adults Abused as Children More Likely to Develop Cancer

A study by a Professor at Purdue University links childhood abuse to cancer. The study indicates that the correlation between abuse and cancer is especially high in girls who are … Continue reading 

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Drugs Approved Faster in US, Cost More

According to a study by the Tufts Center for the Study of Drug Development, more cancer drugs were approved in the US than in the EU during the 2010-2011 time … Continue reading 

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New Study on BRCA Mutation in Women with Ovarian Cancer

A new study of 1,001 women with ovarian cancer found that 14% of them carried a BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutation. However, 44% of those women did not have a family … Continue reading 

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Decision Tool for women with BRCA Mutations Released

The Stanford Medicine Cancer Clinic has designed an online tool for women with a BRCA mutation. These genetic mutations increase a woman’s risk of developing breast and ovarian cancer. The … Continue reading 

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Coffee and/or Tea Intake Not Associated with Ovarian Cancer

An analysis of more than 330,000 European women found no evidence that coffee and/or tea intake had any effect on the risk of developing ovarian cancer. The abstract can be … Continue reading 

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Height, Weight, Linked to Ovarian Cancer Risk

Both height and weight are linked to according to a new meta-analysis. The data examined a total of 25,157 women with ovarian cancer and 81,311 women without ovarian cancer. The … Continue reading 

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Studies Show Many Providers Think There is a Screening Test for Ovarian Cancer

Two studies released this week indicate that health care providers believe that the CA-125 and/or the transvaginal ultrasound are appropriate screening tests for ovarian cancer. There is no medical organization … Continue reading 

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IVF Raises Risk of Ovarian Cancer

A study of 25,000 women, 19,000 of whom received In-Vitro Fertilization (IVF) found that the women who underwent IVF had higher rates of ovarian cancer. The cases of ovarian cancer … Continue reading 

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