Sunday, February 07, 2010
2009 A Pan-Canadian Clinical Practice Guideline: Assessment of Psychosocial Health Care Needs of the Adult Cancer Patient
1) next update is 2014;
2) a quick search reveals that data was:
included for: breast,colorectal,lung,prostate
not included for: ovarian,brain,pancreatic,leukemia,lymphoma
DNA stool test A DNA stool test screens stool for DNA mutations, indicating the presence of precancerous polyps or colon cancer"
* Pros: No dietary changes are required before the test. There’s no need to empty the colon ahead of time. Stool sample collection can be done at home.
* Cons: The test currently screens for a limited number of DNA mutations in stool. The test hasn’t been universally accepted as a screening tool for colon cancer. False-negative results are possible.
Search of: ovarian cancer | Adult | received from 01/01/2010 to 02/07/2010 - List Results - ClinicalTrials.gov
Search of: 'ovarian cancer' received from 01/01/2010 to 02/07/2010 - List Results = 11
Risk-reducing bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy (RRSO) is an effective option for women with BRCA mutations however there is limited information as to how much tubal epithelium remains after RRSO.