Published on December 23, 2016
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TUESDAY, December 20, 2016 (CNN) — Two thin tubes that connect the ovaries to the uterus have assumed an outsize role in the battle against ovarian cancer.
Research increasingly points to the likelihood that some of the most aggressive ovarian cancers originate in the fallopian tubes. Most doctors now believe there is little to lose by removing the tubes of women who are done bearing children — and potentially much to gain in terms of cancer prevention.
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