TODAY   |  March 11, 2014

Report: Overweight women at risk for ovarian cancer

A team from the American Institute for Cancer Research reviewed earlier studies of 4 million women and concluded that women with excess body fat run a higher risk of developing ovarian cancer.

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>>> strong new evidence this morning that being overweight, not necessarily obese, increases a woman's risk of ovarian cancer . a team from the american institute for cancer research reviewed earlier studies on 4 million women , and they concluded that excess body fat is a probable cause of ovarian cancer . both the american cancer society and the national cancer institute already list obesity as a suspected cause of ovarian cancer .