Prevention of ovarian cancer.

  title={Prevention of ovarian cancer.},
  author={Louise Hanna and Malcolm Adams},
  journal={Best practice & research. Clinical obstetrics & gynaecology},
  volume={20 2},
Ovarian cancer is the leading cause of death from gynaecological malignancy. The incidence is high in the Western world. The incidence of ovarian cancer is reduced by pregnancy, lactation, the oral contraceptive pill and tubal ligation. Lifestyle factors are important in the aetiology of ovarian cancer and current evidence suggests the risk can be reduced by eating a diet rich in fruit and vegetables, taking regular exercise, avoiding smoking, avoiding being overweight and avoiding long-term… CONTINUE READING


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