Obesity Does Not Increase Risk for Ovarian Cancer Recurrence


Research that will be presented at the 2012 American Society of Clinical Oncology meeting June 1-5th suggests that obesity did not affect recurrence, time to recurrence, or progression-free survival in women with epithelial ovarian cancer following surgery and chemotherapy.

Previous research examining the relationship between obesity and ovarian cancer has yielded mixed results.

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