Folate linked to reduced ovarian cancer rates

03/4/2004 | Medscape (free registration)

New research has linked high intake of folate from food sources with a reduced risk of developing ovarian cancer. The new research on 60,000 Swedish women found those with the highest folate intake had a 33% lower chance of developing ovarian cancer, and those who consumed more than about two drinks of alcohol per week had a much greater risk reduction of about 74%.

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