Familial ovarian cancer.

  title={Familial ovarian cancer.},
  author={H. Y. S. Ngan and John H. Shepherd},
  journal={British journal of hospital medicine},
  volume={52 2-3},
Two or more epithelial ovarian cancers in close relatives, or ovarian cancer in conjunction with young-onset breast or colonic cancers, are suggestive of an inherited predisposition. Women in such families may have a 30-40% lifetime risk of developing ovarian cancer.