Study finds 12 genetic variants that raise the risk of ovarian cancer
Early detection of ovarian cancer is crucial in improving the patients’ survival rate. If the cancer is diagnosed in the early stages – that is, before it has spread beyond the ovaries – the survival rate is estimated at 92 percent. However, according to the American Cancer Society, only 15 percent of ovarian cancers are diagnosed this early.
Read more on Medicine News Today by Ana Sandiou, Study finds 12 genetic variants that raise the risk of ovarian cancer