A report was released that suggests that there could be a link between ovarian cancer and obesity. This particular subject has long been a debate with researchers for years. The reports were released by two major cancer institutes that confirmed that obesity may play a part of developing ovarian cancer. Obesity has already been linked to several illnesses according to the National Cancer Institute.
Ovarian Cancer is the 5th leading cause of death among women in the United States. It kills more than 14,000 yearly according to the American Cancer Society.
Maintaining a healthy weight may not be a one-way ticket in stopping the disease, however, this is one of the factors that we actually can monitor. Since this particular cancer has no symptoms in its early stages until it has spread, this is why it is known as the silent killer of women.
Since maintaining a healthy weight is one of the ways to reduce the risk, we can definitely take charge of our health and our lives. The video goes into the details of this report.