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What increases the chances of developing ovarian cancer?

Your risk of developing ovarian cancer increases with age, Post-menopausal women are most commonly affected. Other factors that increase your risk are late menopause, smoking, obesity, endometriosis, high-fat diets, not having children before the age of 30 and having a family history of the disease.

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Author: Jonathan Meddings BMedLabSc (Hons)
First answered: 12 Oct 2014
Last reviewed: 19 May 2018
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