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does breast feeding cause ovarian cancer?

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Dr. Barry Rosen
General Surgery 34 years experience
No.: Actually, breastfeeding is associated with a decreased risk of ovarian cancer, especially when done for more than 18 cumulative months.
Dr. Travis Kidner
Surgical Oncology 17 years experience
No: There is no evidence to support this.

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