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- Website: Our Bodies, Ourselves
- Resource type: Article
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Annual screening is not recommended for women at average risk for developing ovarian cancer, and may lead to false positive results. Instead, watch for physical changes like bloating or pelvic pain. Resource includes a short video.
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reproductive, oopherectomy, chemotherapy, pelvic, ovaries, abdominal pain, gynecologist, ultrasonography
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Rated on: 4/13/2018 3:14:34 PM
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