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- Website: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF)
- Resource type: Fact sheet
Summary - The message of this resource is:
Women who are not at risk for ovarian cancer should avoid ovarian screening. Ovarian screening can give false-positive results which can lead to unnecessary surgery. Talk to your doctor about your individual risk factors and preferences before making a decision about cancer screening.
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ovarian, ovaries, cyst, pelvic
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Rated on: 8/23/2017 2:37:41 PM
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