Ovarian cancer is the fifth leading cause of cancer deaths in women, with less than one-third of diagnosed cases detected before the cancerous tumor begins to grow outside the ovaries. Studies are showing that specific body size increases a woman's risks.
A new research paper, which has looked at a collection of previous studies over the past few years, has concluded that women who are taller than average of who have high body mass indexes, are at a greater risk from ovarian cancer.
Dr. Anil Sood and his team of researchers have achieved a medical breakthrough in ovarian cancer treatment. Dr Anil Sood is the professor of M. D. Anderson Gynecologic Oncology and Cancer Biology Department, University of Texas.
Research from the UK is showing that the birth control pill has saved 100,000 lives that could have been lost to ovarian cancer in the 50 years since its inception.Taking the Pill decreases a woman's choice of getting ovarian cancer.