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Ovarian Cancer Screening Not Recommended for Low-Risk Women

The US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) is recommending that women avoid ovarian cancer screening if they do not show any outward symptoms and are not known to be at high risk. “High risk” are those who have certain hereditary cancer syndromes that increase the risk for ovarian cancer. The…

15.9 Months More for Ovarian Cancer Patients

What would you give to extend your life span prognosis by 15.9 months? Correct treatment of ovarian cancer results in a survival rates of 65.6 months. Without treatment according to published guidelines the survival rate is 49.7 months. Fewer than 1/3 of ovarian cancer care patients receive the best possible…

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