Epidemiological studies have suggested that dietary factors may be the cause for a higher risk of developing ovarian cancer. However, the risk of developing ovarian cancer can be reduced, through dietary changes, according to multiple studies.
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Researchers at Kumamoto University in Japan say they have isolated a natural compound isolated from onions called onionin A (ONA) which has several properties that help fight ovarian cancer.
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Diet and healthy weight are both factors that you can control to reduce your risk for ovarian cancer. A new study focuses on calcium and vitamin D intake, and their effect on your overall risk.
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When a woman is recommended to undergo a hysterectomy, the question arises regarding whether to remove the ovaries at the time of surgery even if they are normal.
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