Health care use and risk of ovarian cancer: Is there a link?

Fung-Kee-Fung, Michael; Brouwers, Melissa; Oliver, Thomas K.; Rosen, Barry
March 2007
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/27/2007, Vol. 176 Issue 7, p949
Academic Journal
The article remarks on a study which attempts to determine the risk of ovarian cancer associated with health care use. One interpretation of this study is that receiving regular medical care from a primary health care provider in some way lowers the risk of ovarian cancer. According to the authors, the conclusions need to be considered within the larger evidentiary foundation upon which the issue of ovarian cancer risk and screening will one day be determined.


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