Scientific opinion paper looks at origins of ovarian cancer to help reduce risk of the disease

May 2017

Cancer

Country of origin: UK

National guidelines on removal of the fallopian tubes, at the time of gynaecological or abdominal surgery, for women who have completed their families, should be considered to reduce the incidence of ovarian cancer, says a new Scientific Impact Paper (SIP) published recently by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG).

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