Later Pregnancy, Lower Risk of a Cancer

December 07, 2020

Good morning! A large team of researchers, led by V. Wendy Setiawan, an assistant professor of preventive medicine at the University of Southern California, found that the older a woman is when she gives birth, the lower her risk for endometrial cancer. After adjusting for known risks, the researchers found that women who had their last babies after age 40 had a 44 percent reduced risk of endometrial cancer, compared with women who had their babies before age 25. Read more at http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/07/30/later-pregnancy-lower-risk-of-a-cancer/?smid=tw-nytimeswell&seid=auto