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How do you test for ovarian cancer in women?

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Dr. Steven Vasilev
Gynecology - Oncology
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In brief: Nothing good

Unfortunately there is nothing that's accurate.
We sometimes use ultrasound and a blood test called CA125 to screen very high risk people like those with a family history of ovarian/breast cancer or Ashkenazi Jewish. However, even in this group we are not very good at preventing ovarian cancer and making people live longer. There are some tests in development and hopefully it will be reality soon

In brief: Nothing good

Unfortunately there is nothing that's accurate.
We sometimes use ultrasound and a blood test called CA125 to screen very high risk people like those with a family history of ovarian/breast cancer or Ashkenazi Jewish. However, even in this group we are not very good at preventing ovarian cancer and making people live longer. There are some tests in development and hopefully it will be reality soon
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