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Isnt it better to be testing for ovarian cancer earlier?
11 doctors weighed in

Dr. Ritesh Rathore
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
8 doctors agree
In brief: Makes sense but....
It is a great idea but unfortunately there is no screening test available that can identify ovarian cancer early on in women.

In brief: Makes sense but....
It is a great idea but unfortunately there is no screening test available that can identify ovarian cancer early on in women.
Dr. Ritesh Rathore
Dr. Ritesh Rathore
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Dr. Liawaty Ho
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
3 doctors agree
In brief: A great idea but....
That is the idea of studies done in the past- to see if we screen everybody who is asymptomatic and follow them up with either cancer marker or sonogram surveilalnce- whether we can actually detect more ovarian cancer at earlier stage.
The answer of the studies, unfortunately, despites all the ultrasounds and cancer markers- unfortunately , majority of cancer found were already stage iii.

In brief: A great idea but....
That is the idea of studies done in the past- to see if we screen everybody who is asymptomatic and follow them up with either cancer marker or sonogram surveilalnce- whether we can actually detect more ovarian cancer at earlier stage.
The answer of the studies, unfortunately, despites all the ultrasounds and cancer markers- unfortunately , majority of cancer found were already stage iii.
Dr. Liawaty Ho
Dr. Liawaty Ho
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