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Wednesday, August 17, 2016

NCI: Tests without Proven Benefit Still Used for Ovarian Cancer Surveillance (CA-125)



National Cancer Institute

CA-125 Testing, CT Scans Still Used for Ovarian Cancer Surveillance Despite Lack of Proven Benefit

 “It’s very easy to talk about CA-125 testing on a grand scale and its lack of impact on overall survival,” added Dr. Esselen. “But when there’s an individual who has a history of ovarian cancer sitting in front of you, it’s a completely different story.”

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