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OVARIAN CANCER

OVARIAN CANCER is a topic covered in the Harrison's Manual of Medicine.

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INCIDENCE AND EPIDEMIOLOGY

Annually in the United States, about 21,290 new cases are found and 14,180 women die of ovarian cancer. Incidence begins to rise in the fifth decade, peaking in the eighth decade. Risk is increased in nulliparous women and reduced by pregnancy (risk decreased about 10% per pregnancy) and oral contraceptives. About 5% of cases are familial.

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Citation

Loscalzo, Joseph, et al., editors. "OVARIAN CANCER." Harrison's Manual of Medicine, 19th ed., McGraw Hill Inc., 2017. harrisons.unboundmedicine.com/harrisons/view/Harrisons-Manual-of-Medicine/623613/all/OVARIAN_CANCER.
OVARIAN CANCER. In: Loscalzo J, Jameson JL, Longo DL, et al, eds. Harrison's Manual of Medicine. 19th ed. McGraw Hill Inc.; 2017. https://harrisons.unboundmedicine.com/harrisons/view/Harrisons-Manual-of-Medicine/623613/all/OVARIAN_CANCER. Accessed April 23, 2019.
OVARIAN CANCER. (2017). In Loscalzo, J., Jameson, J. L., Longo, D. L., Hauser, S. L., Fauci, A. S., & Kasper, D. L. (Eds.), Harrison's Manual of Medicine. Available from https://harrisons.unboundmedicine.com/harrisons/view/Harrisons-Manual-of-Medicine/623613/all/OVARIAN_CANCER
OVARIAN CANCER [Internet]. In: Loscalzo J, Jameson JL, Longo DL, Hauser SL, Fauci AS, Kasper DL, editors. Harrison's Manual of Medicine. McGraw Hill Inc.; 2017. [cited 2019 April 23]. Available from: https://harrisons.unboundmedicine.com/harrisons/view/Harrisons-Manual-of-Medicine/623613/all/OVARIAN_CANCER.
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