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5 lifestyle changes that may reduce your risk of ovarian cancer

September 07, 2018

Source: SheKnows.com
Author: Carolyn De Lorenzo
Published: September 07, 2018

In this article from SheKnows.com, Julian Schink, MD, Chief, CTCA Division of Gynecologic Oncology, discusses lifestyle changes that may reduce the risk for ovarian cancer.

“For many years, ovarian cancer was inappropriately labeled as ‘the silent killer’; however, 90 percent of women with this disease do have symptoms,” Dr. Schink says, while he further notes that women with the BRCA1 or 2 genetic mutations “have a lifetime ovarian cancer risk of 40 and 18 percent respectively.”