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"Ovarian cancer has a high mortality. Understanding what factors are involved in the development of this disease and investigating preventative interventions for women are vitally important. Our study examined the role of analgesics in development of ovarian cancer."
"Our findings suggest a potential protective effect of analgesic use on ovarian cancer risk, but that benefit should be balanced against adverse effects of pain medication use, such as risk of bleeding and peptic ulcers."
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Use of analgesic drugs and risk of ovarian cancer: results from a Danish case–control study
HENRIETTE B. AMMUNDSEN, METTE T. FABER, ALLAN JENSEN, ESTRID HØGDALL, JAN BLAAKÆR, CLAUS HØGDALL, SUSANNE K. KJÆR
ACTA Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica, Published Online August 2012, doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0412.2012.01472.x
Prevention of ovarian cancer – let's do something
ACTA Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica, Published Online August 2012, doi: DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-0412.2012.01484.x
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