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How accurate is trans vaginal ultrasound for early detection of ovarian cancer

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Fair: Ovarian cancer is best detected via a md pelvic exam, a ca-125 blood test , ultrasound if needed and a possible ovarioan biopsy.. A good history shoul... Read More
Dr. Joseph Woods
Pathology 28 years experience
Apparently, very.: Statistics for this are hard to come by, but this is an essential part, along with physical exam, and blood test (for ca-125), of the initial workup. ... Read More

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 56 years experience
Not accurate enough: Early diagnosis is of ovarian cancer is essetial for cure, the silent killer of woman. But it is useful in identifying the nature of pelvic mass , an... Read More
Dr. John Geisler
Gynecologic Oncology 27 years experience
Ovarian cancer: It is not accurate at all. There is not a screening test. If a mass is found, there are tests that can help determine whether you should stay with a ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 39 years experience
Limited: Ultrasound, tumor marker evaluation, history, and physical exam have not been shown to be effective in adequately screening for this disease (even whe... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danielle Salhany
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not very: Unfortunately, there is no good screening for ovarian cancer. Ultrasound will show a mass if there is one and may help characterize it as likely beni... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 39 years experience
Limited: Ultrasound, tumor marker evaluation, history, and physical exam have not been shown to be effective in adequately screening for this disease (even whe... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Orr
Surgical Oncology 44 years experience
Sometimes: It is not a good screening test for the average woman. However, some centers recommend aggressive screening for women with significant family history... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marie elizabeth Landman
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IBS: It does sound like IBS. Vaginal ulrasound should pick up ovarian pathology. Are you anxious?
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Uma Swamy
Radiation Oncology 16 years experience
How the ovaries look: They are looking for how the ovaries look in terms of size and shape generally.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Banks Hinshaw
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
Possibly: The transvaginal ultrasound (u/s) is arguably the best screening tool for ovarian cancer (oca) but certainly the quality of the u/s and the state of t... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ricardo Estape
Gynecologic Oncology 30 years experience
Yes: There are no good screening tests for ovarian cancer! the best tests we have for patients with a high risk for ovarian cancer is an ultrasound and a b... Read More

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