Published in Women's Health Weekly, January 19th, 2006
A recently published article in the International Journal of Cancer reported, "Ovarian cysts of several types are common in women of reproductive age. Their etiology is not well understood but is likely related to perturbations in the hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal axis."
"The relationship of ovarian cysts to breast cancer risk is not known, although a negative association with polycystic ovarian syndrome has been reported," stated J.A. Knight and colleagues of Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto. "Incident, invasive female breast cancer cases, population-based controls...
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