Contact: Caroline Arbanas
Washington University School of Medicine
Caption: A study by Li Ding, Ph.D., and colleagues at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis indicates that one in five women with ovarian cancer has inherited genetic mutations that increase the risk of the disease.
Credit: Robert Boston
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