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November 25, 2004

Estrogen Use and Ovarian Cancer Risk

"The estrogen component of oral hormone replacement therapy around the time of menopause is associated with ovarian cancer risk, findings from a Danish study show."

August 15, 2004

Ovarian Cancer Blood Test, Pregnancy and Gastric Bypass Surgery

"Scientists on Friday will report the first tantalizing evidence that a quick, fingerstick blood test might be useful in detecting ovarian cancer before it becomes deadly."

Following the death of of an obese pregnant woman doctors issue warnings about gastric bypass surgery and pregnancy.