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What factors increase my risk of ovarian cancer?

Diljeet K. Singh, MD
Gynecologic Oncology
Risk factors for ovarian cancer include a family history of cancer, being overweight, never taking birth control pills and never having been pregnant. Watch me discuss these factors, and how you can lower risk.

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