Ovarian Cancer and Bacteria in the Vagina: A New Study Found a Link, So We Asked the Experts What Women Need to Know

Published Jul 11, 2019

Ovarian Cancer and Bacteria in the Vagina: A New Study Found a Link, So We Asked the Experts What Women Need to Know

The study found that younger women (under 50) with ovarian cancer had lower levels of "good bacteria" in their vaginas than women who were cancer-free. But the experts said we shouldn't draw any conclusions about cancer risk quite yet.

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