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Women in these professions are particularly at risk

Women in these professions are particularly at risk

Ovarian cancer: Women in these professions are at particular risk

women who You have not borne children, are infertile or are of advanced age Statistically they have an increased risk of developing ovarian tumors. Presumably, genetic predispositions also play a role. However, researchers have not yet been able to identify any environmental factors that support the development of the disease. One recently released Study by the University of Montreal in Canadanow indicates the possible influence of ergonomics.

Beauticians and hairdressers have a three times higher risk

In the study, 491 Canadian ovarian cancer patients and nearly 900 healthy women were interviewed about their occupation and other biographical information. I have found that beauticians and hairdressers, Those who had worked in their profession for more than ten years were about three times more likely to develop the disease than comparison subjects. There have also been an astonishing number of cases Women in retail, construction and apparel is found. In addition, affected women often have fewer or no children and use oral contraceptives for shorter periods of time than healthy women.