Tied tubes cut cancer risk

March 1994
Consumer Reports on Health;Mar94, Vol. 6 Issue 3, p34
Reports on the effectiveness of tubal sterilization as birth-control method. Decrease in the risk of ovarian cancer with the use of the method; Tubal ligation procedure; Nurses' Health Study of Harvard researchers about the procedure.


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