Thursday, 24 December 2015

Is there a link between hypodontia and ovarian cancer ?



There is emerging evidence that Hypodontia is a risk marker for Ovarian cancer. Ovarian cancer ranks as the 8th commonest cancer in women and only 30% of patients survive as such it is the 5th leading cause of cancer amongst women. In a recent study 20% of ovarian cancer patients had signs of hypodontia. Please click on the link below which will take you to Anna Yu's presentation from the University of Kentucky.  

Click here for a presentation exploring the link.

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