Who gets fallopian tube cancer?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

Fallopian tube cancer occurs most often in postmenopausal women between the ages of 60 and 64, although it may occur earlier or later in a woman's life. Caucasian woman are more likely to have this type of cancer than are African American women. Fallopian tube cancer is also more common in those who have not had any children.

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