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Do lots of people get ovarian cancer, or is it unusual?

5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Stephen Pappachen
Obstetrics & Gynecology
2 doctors agree

In brief: 1/70

This may be an old number and modified based on specific menstrual and/or family history.

In brief: 1/70

This may be an old number and modified based on specific menstrual and/or family history.
Dr. Stephen Pappachen
Dr. Stephen Pappachen
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Dr. Wesley Grootwassink
Obstetrics & Gynecology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Rare

Ovarian cancer accounts for about 3% of all cancers in women and is the 5th leading cause of cancer related deaths among women in the United States.
Incidence about 12-14 per 100, 000 women.

In brief: Rare

Ovarian cancer accounts for about 3% of all cancers in women and is the 5th leading cause of cancer related deaths among women in the United States.
Incidence about 12-14 per 100, 000 women.
Dr. Wesley Grootwassink
Dr. Wesley Grootwassink
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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Family history of ovarian cancer will increase the risk.
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