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Ovarian cancer screening.

Department of Gynaecological Oncology, St Bartholomew's and the Royal London Medical and Dental School, London EC1A 7BE.
Hospital medicine (London, England: 1998) (Impact Factor: 0.33). 05/2002; 63(4):210-3. DOI: 10.12968/hosp.2002.63.4.2038
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ABSTRACT Ovarian cancer is the fourth commonest cause of cancer deaths in women. Multimodal screening with serum CA125 and transvaginal ultrasonography have been shown to improve survival. However, the results so far do not justify routine screening until the impact of screening on mortality has been assessed in larger randomized trials.

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