Sunday, December 07, 2008
Ovarian Cancer National Alliance - Regulatory - FDA HE4
"Our survey showed that most women are unaware of ovarian cancer symptoms......Survey results show that 50 percent of the respondents did not know about the specialty of gynecologic oncologists. Furthermore, 48 percent of the respondents reported that the doctors they contacted to evaluate symptoms did not refer them to gynecologic oncologists...."
HighWire Press -- Medline Abstract
"Annual gynecological screening of women with a BRCA1/2 mutation to prevent advanced stage ovarian cancer is not effective."