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Frequently Asked Questions About Ovarian Cancer

This fact sheet is your guide to frequently asked questions about ovarian cancer, including questions related to prevention, risk and hereditary factors impacting the disease.

Review Date: April 07, 2011

Ovarian Cancer National Alliance

Ovarian Cancer Prevention

Avoiding risk factors and increasing protective factors may help prevent ovarian cancer. Risk factors include hormone replacement therapy, obesity and use of fertility drugs. Protective factors include a history of oral contraceptive use, pregnancy and breast feeding.

Review Date: October 25, 2012

NIH National Cancer Institute

Ovarian Cancer Quiz

Take a few minutes to test your Ovarian Cancer knowledge with our 10-question quiz.

Review Date: September 07, 2011

National Ovarian Cancer Coalition, Inc.

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