Cigarette smoking and the risk of mucinous and nonmucinous epithelial ovarian cancer.

​Cigarette smoking may promote the development of mucinous type of epithelial ovarian cancer in women.

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Meta-analysis of the association between dietary lycopene intake and ovarian cancer risk in postmenopausal women.

​Generous intake of foods rich in lycopene may help cut down ovarian cancer risk in postmenopausal women.

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Dairy Elevates Ovarian Cancer Risk

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​The American Cancer Society estimates that over 20,000 new cases of ovarian cancer will be diagnosed in the United States in 2017 and about 14,000 women are expected to die from this disease in the same year. Ovarian cancer is the fifth leading cause of cancer deaths among women, killing more women than any other type of cancer that affects the fe...
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Milk and lactose intakes and ovarian cancer risk in the Swedish Mammography Cohort.

​Women who are habitual consumers of large servings of dairy products may have a high tendency of developing ovarian cancer.

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Chris Dove
I have seen studies or have heard of studies linking galactose to ovarian cancer.
Thursday, 12 October 2017 17:04
Sean Carney
Good observation. Here is a link to a study on "Dairy products and ovarian cancer: a pooled analysis of 12 cohort studies." https:... Read More
Thursday, 12 October 2017 19:55
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Dairy products and ovarian cancer: a pooled analysis of 12 cohort studies.

A surge in ovarian cancer risk is associated with habitual consumption of 2-3 servings of milk per day.

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Does smoking increase risk of ovarian cancer? A systematic review.

A surge in the risk of ovarian cancer is associated with women who are smokers.

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Dietary beta-carotene intake and the risk of epithelial ovarian cancer: a meta-analysis of 3,782 subjects from 5 observation studies.

Increased consumption of diets high in beta-carotenes may significantly cut down epithelial ovarian cancer risk.

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Egg consumption is associated with increased risk of ovarian cancer: evidence from a meta-analysis of observational studies.

Women who are regular consumers of eggs are highly vulnerable to ovarian cancer.

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Association among dietary flavonoids, flavonoid subclasses, and ovarian cancer risk: a meta-analysis.

Ovarian cancer is less likely to occur in women who regularly consume diets rich in flavonoids.

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Milk, milk products, and lactose intake and ovarian cancer risk: a meta-analysis of epidemiological studies.

High intake of milk and milk products may increase ovarian cancer risk.

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