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Women who had mumps had a 19% lower risk of ovarian cancer
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Women who had mumps had a 19% lower risk of ovarian cancer according to a study from researchers from Harvard Medical School.
This is more evidence that childhood illnesses may help to protect us from heart attack, stroke and certain cancers.
Montella M. Childhood Infections and the Risk of Lymphomas: a Case-Control Study. Poster session on June 4, 2005 at the European Society of Medical Oncology Scientific & Educational Conference (ESMO), 2005; Abstract 119-P.
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Maurizio Montella, MD
Unit of Epidemiology
Istituto Tumori Fondazione Pascale
RCSS, Via M. Semmola 1
80131, Naples, Italy
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