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Diseases » Ovarian Cancer » Medication Causes
 

Drug Causes of Ovarian Cancer

Medication causes:

What You Need To Know About Ovarian Cancer: NCI (Excerpt)

Drugs that cause a woman to ovulate may slightly increase a woman's chance of developing ovarian cancer. Researchers are studying this possible association. (Source: excerpt from What You Need To Know About Ovarian Cancer: NCI)

What You Need To Know About Ovarian Cancer: NCI (Excerpt)

Some studies suggest that women who have used talc in the genital area for many years may be at increased risk of developing ovarian cancer. (Source: excerpt from What You Need To Know About Ovarian Cancer: NCI)

What You Need To Know About Ovarian Cancer: NCI (Excerpt)

Some evidence suggests that women who use HRT after menopause may have a slightly increased risk of developing ovarian cancer. (Source: excerpt from What You Need To Know About Ovarian Cancer: NCI)

About medication causes:

Another misdiagnosis possibility is that a particular medication or substance may be the real cause of the disease. Certain medications, chemicals, toxins or substances may possibly be underlying causes of Ovarian Cancer. Side effects of medications, or exposure to toxins, chemicals, or other substances may cause a symptom or condition. Hence, they become possible underlying causes of Ovarian Cancer but are often misdiagnosed or overlooked as a cause. For a general overview of this misdiagnosis issue, see Medication Underlying Cause Misdiagnosis.

 

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