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Why you shouldn’t screen for ovarian cancer in asymptomatic women

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In this audiocast, Doug Campos-Outcalt, MD, MPA, explains why the US Preventive Services Task Force has reaffirmed its 2012 recommendation against screening asymptomatic women for ovarian cancer.


 

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  1. US Preventive Services Task Force. Screening for ovarian cancer: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement. JAMA. 2018;319:588-594.
  2. Henderson JT, Webber EM, Sawaya GF. Screening for ovarian cancer: updated evidence report and systematic review for the US Preventive Services Task Force. JAMA. 2018;319:595-606.

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