Study: Fertility drugs don't boost risk of ovarian cancer

02/5/2009 | NYTimes.com

Danish researchers who studied 54,362 women reported that they found no "convincing" evidence that fertility medications, including gonadotropins, make patients more susceptible to ovarian cancer. However, patients "should always balance a possible small increase in ovarian cancer risk with the physical and psychological benefits of pregnancy made possible only by use of these drugs," a study author said.

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