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First reported Mar 14 2014 - Updated Mar 14 2014 - 1 reports

Weight gain ratchets up risk of ovarian cancer

Putting on weight can increase women's risk of ovarian cancer, according to a new assessment of the evidence.Ovarian cancer has a poor prognosis because it has few symptoms and is usually caught at a late stage. If it is caught early more than 90% of ... [Published Mail & Guardian Online - Mar 14 2014]
First reported Mar 11 2014 - Updated Mar 12 2014 - 3 reports

Body weight linked to ovarian cancer for first time

Scientists have linked ovarian cancer – the most deadly gynaecological cancer in the UK – to being overweight for the first time.World Cancer Research Fund International announced the finding after researchers working on the organisation’s Continuous ... [Published World Cancer Research Fund UK - Mar 11 2014]
First reported Mar 11 2014 - Updated Mar 11 2014 - 1 reports

Ovarian cancer risk increases with weight gain

Putting on weight can increase women's risk of ovarian cancer , according to a new assessment of the evidence.Ovarian cancer has a poor prognosis because it has few symptoms and is usually caught at a late stage. More than 7,000 women are diagnosed with ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Mar 11 2014]
First reported Jan 07 2014 - Updated Jan 07 2014 - 1 reports

Women raise risk of cancer with lack of exercise

A lack of exercise means British women are among the most likely in the world to suffer from three forms of cancer. The UK has the tenth highest rate of bowel, breast and womb cancer out of more than 180 countries, research has found. Experts said ... [Published The Kuala Lumpur Post - Jan 07 2014]

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Weight gain ratchets up risk of ovarian cancer [Published Mail & Guardian Online - Mar 14 2014]
Body weight linked to ovarian cancer for first ... [Published World Cancer Research Fund UK - Mar 11 2014]
Ovarian cancer risk ‘rises with weight gain’ [Published Gulf Times - Mar 11 2014]
Being overweight or obese 'a risk factor' for o... [Published Medical News Today - Mar 11 2014]
Ovarian cancer risk increases with weight gain [Published Guardian.co.uk - Mar 11 2014]
Women raise risk of cancer with lack of exercise [Published The Kuala Lumpur Post - Jan 07 2014]
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