ICARE Social Media Post October 2022

Ovarian Cancer Risks: Weight Gain in BRCA1/2 Carriers

A study found that adult weight gain is a risk factor for ovarian cancer. This highlights the importance for BRCA1/2 carriers to maintain a healthy weight throughout adulthood.

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Reference: Kim et al. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2021 Nov;30(11):2038-2043. PMID: 34426412.

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