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How common is ovarian cancer?

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Dr. Mitchell Kamrava
Radiation Oncology
4 doctors agree

In brief: About 20K per year

In the United States there are about 20, 000 new cases of ovarian cancer per year.

In brief: About 20K per year

In the United States there are about 20, 000 new cases of ovarian cancer per year.
Dr. Mitchell Kamrava
Dr. Mitchell Kamrava
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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology

In brief: The SEER data

Suggest 10 -13 cases/100, 000, slightly less in blacks (<10) slightly more in whites > 13.
Few (15%) are localized. 60% transabdominal. It accounts for 3% of cancer in women, about20k cases/year and 15k deaths. The risk increases with age.

In brief: The SEER data

Suggest 10 -13 cases/100, 000, slightly less in blacks (<10) slightly more in whites > 13.
Few (15%) are localized. 60% transabdominal. It accounts for 3% of cancer in women, about20k cases/year and 15k deaths. The risk increases with age.
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
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