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The Prevention of Ovarian Cancer

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Key Findings

  • Obesity is the key factor linked to increased risk for this cancer.




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PREVENTABILITY

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5% of US ovarian cancers — approximately 1,100 cases — can be prevented by being a healthy weight.

Food, Nutrition, Physical Activity,
And Cancer of The Ovary

Source: AICR/WCRF Continuous Update Project Report: Ovarian Cancer, March 2014
STRENGTH OF CURRENT EVIDENCE DECREASES
RISK
INCREASES
RISK
PROBABLE
Effect on Risk:
  Excess body fat