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Obesity Raises Ovarian Cancer Risk: Study

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March 11, 2014
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A new study says a five-point increase in a woman's BMI is linked to a 6 percent increase in cancer risk. Video provided by Newsy


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Howdini (Oct. 8, 2013) — Annette Leal Mattern, President and Co-Founder of the Ovarian Cancer Alliance of Arizona, offers advice and shares how she advocates for the health of women with ovarian cancer.
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