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What is the best way to prevent gynecologic cancers?

Some gynecologic cancers, such as ovarian cancer, can be prevented by using birth control pills, experiencing pregnancy, or breastfeeding.. Undergoing a tubal ligation or hysterectomy can also reduce the risk of ovarian cancer. A new vaccine, Gardasil, is available for the prevention of most types of cervical cancer.

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