Prolonged breast-feeding linked to lower odds of ovarian cancer

01/14/2013 | MedicalDaily.com

Breast-feeding for more than 31 months was associated with up to a 91% reduced risk of developing ovarian cancer compared with breast-feeding for less than 10 months, according to an Australian study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Delayed ovulation may explain the link between breast-feeding and lower ovarian cancer risk, researchers said.

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