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How can I prevent ovarian cancer?

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Marianne DiNapoli
Obstetrics & Gynecology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Difficult to do.

Unfortunately, preventing ovarian cancer is difficult.
Some risk factors include family history (having a genetic mutation called brca), never having children, and exposure to estrogen therapy. Thus, having children and avoiding estrogen will help decrease your risk.

In brief: Difficult to do.

Unfortunately, preventing ovarian cancer is difficult.
Some risk factors include family history (having a genetic mutation called brca), never having children, and exposure to estrogen therapy. Thus, having children and avoiding estrogen will help decrease your risk.
Marianne DiNapoli
Marianne DiNapoli
Answer assisted by Marianne Di Napoli, Medical Student
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Dr. Stephen Noga
Internal Medicine - Oncology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: You can't

But most people will say a moderate life style.
.Which doesn't help. If breast cancer or ovarian cancer runs in your family..Talk to you doctor if other screeening tests should be done.

In brief: You can't

But most people will say a moderate life style.
.Which doesn't help. If breast cancer or ovarian cancer runs in your family..Talk to you doctor if other screeening tests should be done.
Dr. Stephen Noga
Dr. Stephen Noga
Thank
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