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how long does it take to get results of an ovarian cancer screen

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Golder Wilson
Specializes in Clinical Genetics
2-4 weeks: If you have breast-ovarian cancer (brca) gene testing, the results take 2-4 weeks. The test involves sequencing of these genes to find a "typo" (alter ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Banks Hinshaw
42 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Screening is not definitive, but it consists of the pelvic exam and the pelvic sonogram if indicated. The fda has just approved a blood screening tes ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
No good test: There is no good screening test for ovarian cancer. Women with vague abdominal complaints should consult their doctors as that is often the only symp ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Golder Wilson
Specializes in Clinical Genetics
No: There is no simple screen for ovarian cancer susceptibility beyond the breast-ovarian cancer gene (brca) testing that costs $2600-3300. Only families ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience Radiation Oncology
If you are referring: To a blood test (ca 19-9), it is no way to check for pancreas cancer. It may be a "send out" and take a week or 2, but high, low or normal you may or ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zadeh
16 years experience General Surgery
2-3 days: This varies depending on each institution, but normally biopsy results are returned within 2-3 days of the procedure.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
1-2 Days: There are few things as anxiety-provoking as waiting for a biopsy result to return. If prioritized appropriately, there is no reason why the result sh ... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christiaan Maurer
22 years experience Internal Medicine
2 days: In my practice two days.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Braden Richmond
28 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Days: If you are waiting on chromosomal analysis, it should be final within 2 weeks, usually sooner. Other tests, such as for infection, are within hours. ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
One week: Most of them should be back within one week.
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jordan Rush
12 years experience Gastroenterology
Biopsy: Usually can get results in a few days. Not a lot if tissue is taken for the biopsies.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
Minutes to days: Anywhere from 20 minutes with a rapid test, to a few days with a standard test. (the number of days depends on the lab you're using and how often the ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Nelson
32 years experience Family Medicine
A while: I don't know for sure but it should take at least a week. This is a rare test and most labs do not run it. It is usually sent to an outside lab.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Singer
50 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Wait for tests: It can be as short as 1 day or ir the test must be sent out to a lab outside your facility then 2-4 days.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Variable: Usually pathologists will provide a report in a couple of days, or sooner, from the time of biopsy. In some cases requiring special tests, it may take ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Turn-around time: You should have results back from your pathologist any day now. Your colonoscopist probably indicated to you when to expect the path report, based on ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends on lab: Using one of the big labs like quest or labcorp results should be available in 48 hours.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Hebert
28 years experience Pathology
Wait time: Usually most labs have results by 2 business days for a straight forward case. If the case is complicated addition material may be submitted and addi ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Miller
9 years experience Family Medicine
Don't wait and see: If you suspect that you have chlamydia, or any sexually transmitted disease, you should be evaluated and treated immediately. Don't wait around for so ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Regina Hampton
22 years experience Breast Surgery
2-3 days: I hope you had a core needle biopsy, which is the standard-small incision. These results should be available in 2-3 days. A surgical biopsy should ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Foster
15 years experience Radiology
A : A ct scan can be as quick as a couple of seconds or as long as several minutes. Depending on the child's age, and the type of scan ordered by your do ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marcus Degraw
21 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: Depends on the std. Some, like gonorrhea or chlamydia may show up immediately after contracting the infection. Others like syphillis and HIV may tak ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Kuhnke
39 years experience General Surgery
1-3 days: You should have the results within 72 hrs. You certainly have the right to call and ask if you haven't heard by then. Many times it is read the same ... Read More

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