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Ovarian Cancer Screening for Low Risk Women: Clinical Utility and Guidelines

Published on: May 10, 2017
Project Number: RB1091-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Other Diagnostics
Report Type: Summary of Abstracts
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What is the clinical utility of ovarian cancer screening for asymptomatic women at average risk?
  2. What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding ovarian cancer screening for women at average risk?

Key Message

Six systematic reviews (two with meta-analyses) and three randomized controlled trials were identified regarding the clinical utility of ovarian cancer screening for women without a family history of ovarian cancer. Additionally, six evidence-based guidelines were identified.

Tags

cancer, early detection of cancer, fallopian tube neoplasms, mass screening, ovarian neoplasms, peritoneal neoplasms, adnexa, adnexal, ovaries, ovary, oviduct, peritoneum