Ovarian cancer

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Ovarian cancer

Where did this come from?
Who is at risk ?
What causes it?
And most importantly how do I prevent it ?

These are just a few of the questions that women have about ovarian cancer.
I remember when I first learned about ovarian cancer in nursing school, I was shocked,angry and scared , you see the risk factors included being a woman,never being pregnant,never giving birth of a live child,family history,age of menstruation initiation, age of menopause,smoking,use of an intrauterine device ,poly cystic ovarian syndrome ,overweight/obesity,using talc based body powder and the list just goes on .
I really felt like damned if you do and damned if you don’t. There are things you can preventbut but a majority of the the risk factors you have absolutely no control over.

The reality is no one really knows what really causes ovarian cancer so how in this world…

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