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Can we screen for ovarian cancer?

7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology
5 doctors agree

In brief: There is no

Effective method to screen: blood test, image, so we rely on symptoms and annual exam. Genetic testing in those with risk.

In brief: There is no

Effective method to screen: blood test, image, so we rely on symptoms and annual exam. Genetic testing in those with risk.
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
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Dr. William Banks Hinshaw
Obstetrics & Gynecology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: 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 test, but the statistics associated with it are not impressive.

In brief: 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 test, but the statistics associated with it are not impressive.
Dr. William Banks Hinshaw
Dr. William Banks Hinshaw
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