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Early results from ovarian cancer screening trial look promising by Cancer Research UK Patient Expert Posted Thu 09 Apr 2009 7:17pm Ovarian cancer treatment is more likely to be successful if the disease is detected early As we’ve said before, ovarian cancer is difficult to spot. Although it’s sometimes dubbed ‘the silent killer’, it does have a distinct set of symptoms, but they’re quite similar to those of many other diseases. As a result, many women aren’ ... Read on »
PROMISING OVARIAN CANCER SCREENING by Triumph Posted Fri 21 May 2010 12:00am Children are a gift from the Lord; they are a reward from him. Children born to a young man are like sharp arrows in a warrior’s hand Psalm 127: 3 & 4 “HOPE MAKES ALL THE DIFFERENCE”   Healthy women might soon be able to have screening done for the early detection of Ovarian Cancer. This is surely good new ... Read on »
Ovarian Cancer Screening Method Fails to Reduce Deaths from the Disease New results from the NCI-sponsored Prostate, Lung, Colo by Cancer.gov Posted Sat 18 Jun 2011 10:23pm Ovarian Cancer Screening Method Fails to Reduce Deaths from the Disease New results from the NCI-sponsored Prostate, Lung, Colorectal and Ovarian (PLCO) Cancer Screening Trial show that screening for ovarian cancer with transvaginal ultrasound (TVU) and the CA-125 blood test did not result in fewer deaths from ... Read on »
Few Lives Saved by Ovarian Cancer Screening by Medline Plus Posted Mon 13 Dec 2010 9:00am Efforts to reduce death rate should focus on prevention, treatment, researchers say By Robert Preidt Monday, December 13, 2010 MONDAY, Dec. 13 (HealthDay News) -- Available ovarian cancer screening only slightly reduces the number of deaths from the disease, a new study finds. Until more sensi ... Read on »
Few Lives Saved by Ovarian Cancer Screening: Study by HealthFinder Posted Mon 13 Dec 2010 12:00pm healthnewslink Efforts to reduce death rate should focus on prevention, treatment, researchers say. ... Read on »
Ovarian cancer screening doesn’t work by Dr. John B. Medical Doctor Posted Wed 08 Jun 2011 4:14am For many, cancer screening has obvious appeal. Detecting the disease through screening will generally mean an earlier diagnosis, and earlier treatment should, by rights, lead to better outcomes. Well, that the theory anyway. In practice, though, we know that screening is most certainly not as effective as we might imagine. For example, mamm ... Read on »
The Truth About Ovarian Cancer Screening - book excerpt by Davis Liu Medical Doctor Posted Wed 12 Sep 2012 9:33am The New York Times editorial " False Promises on Ovarian Cancer " says it all. What is most concerning is that a third of doctors recommend what medical science shows not to be true: screening for ovarian cancer does NOT work. Enjoy the excerpt from my book - The Thrifty Patient - Vital Insider Tips to Staying Healthy and Saving Money - ... Read on »
U.S. Panel Rejects Ovarian Cancer Screens for Low-Risk Women by Medline Plus Posted Mon 10 Sep 2012 5:00pm Renewing prior recommendations, experts say current tests not worth it for most Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Health Screening , Ovarian Cancer Read on »
Patient Symptoms Inadequate Way to Diagnose Ovarian Cancer by Bruce Friedman Patient Expert Posted Fri 05 Feb 2010 12:00am One of the challenges of malignant neoplasms like ovarian and pancreatic cancer is that the early signs and symptoms are either absent or nonspecific. A recent article that discussed this problem for ovarian cancer is not encouraging (see: Symptoms Poor Indicators Of Ovarian Cancer, Study Finds). Below is an excerpt from it: Only ... Read on »