Association between the cervicovaginal microbiome, BRCA1 mutation status, and risk of ovarian cancer: a case-control study

Nene et al., 2019 (The Lancet Oncology)

We found that ovarian cancer and its underlying risk factors (such as BRCA1 mutations) are significantly associated with alterations in the cervicovaginal microbiome.

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Martin Widschwendter is Professor for Cancer Prevention and Screening and the Director of the European Translational Oncology Prevention and Screening (EUTOPS) Institute.

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