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Polycystic Ovaries Syndrome – a prevalent condition among the women in the UAE – can increasingly put women at risk of uterine cancer, reducing their chances of fertility. Moreover, PCOS is also a significant cause behind obesity, another major reason for uterine cancer. As per a study published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute last year, between 1978 and 2013, endometrial cancer diagnoses have increased in 26 of 43 countries, mainly due to increasing obesity cases which themselves have tripled in the last 40 years, according to World Health Organisation. In the UAE, experts believe that obese women are 10 times more likely to suffer from uterine cancer.