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Screening Tests for Ovarian Cancer (SGO)

Campaign Series: Choosing Wisely
Medical Category: Tests
Article Type: Advice
Language: Plain English, Spanish
Affiliation: Society of Gynecologic Oncology
Format: HTML, PDF
Most recent update: 08/22/2014
Women who have symptoms of ovarian cancer are often checked with ultrasound images and a blood test called CA-125. But for women without symptoms, at low risk of ovarian cancer, those images and tests are not useful as screening tests for the cancer.