Graveyard shift linked to higher ovarian cancer risk in study

03/15/2013 | DailyRx.com

Women who worked night shifts were 49% and 24% more likely than day-shift workers to develop early-stage ovarian cancer and advanced ovarian cancer, respectively, according to a study in the journal Occupational and Environmental Medicine. Higher risk for the cancer was seen among women aged 50 and older if they had a history of working night shifts, researchers said.

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