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How can I reduce my risk for ovarian cancer?
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Dr. John Geisler
Gynecology - Oncology
In brief: Ovarian cancer
Ovarian cancer risk can be reduced by taking oral contraceptive, by having children in your 20s and early 30s, and by having your ovaries and tubes removed for those women who qualify for risk reducing surgery.

In brief: Ovarian cancer
Ovarian cancer risk can be reduced by taking oral contraceptive, by having children in your 20s and early 30s, and by having your ovaries and tubes removed for those women who qualify for risk reducing surgery.
Dr. John Geisler
Dr. John Geisler
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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology
In brief: If you do not have
Brca 2, keep your annual check up.
If you are tested and have brca 2, bilateral oopherectomy is a very reasonable option.

In brief: If you do not have
Brca 2, keep your annual check up.
If you are tested and have brca 2, bilateral oopherectomy is a very reasonable option.
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
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Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Family Medicine
In brief: Don't smoke
Many of the risk factors for ovarian cancer can't be changed- such as family history, early onset of menses, late menses, and no pregnancies.
Enviromnental risk factors include smoking and obesity.

In brief: Don't smoke
Many of the risk factors for ovarian cancer can't be changed- such as family history, early onset of menses, late menses, and no pregnancies.
Enviromnental risk factors include smoking and obesity.
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
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