Wednesday, January 14, 2009

Study Links Obesity To Ovarian Cancer In Older Women Who Have Not Used HRT

“Obese older women who have never used hormone replacement therapy have nearly twice the risk of their normal weight peers of developing ovarian cancer, according to a study by the researchers at the National Cancer Institute, the New York Times reports. When assessing ovarian cancer across all older women, researchers found that obese women faced only a slightly higher risk for ovarian cancer than those of normal weight.”

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