U.S. Panel Rejects Ovarian Cancer Screens for Low-Risk Women

Renewing prior recommendations, experts say current tests not worth it for most

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This leaves women with no good test to screen for ovarian cancer, considered a "silent killer" because symptoms are often noticed too late to be treatable.

And there are no other techniques on the horizon, Grossman added.

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The U.S. National Cancer Institute has more on ovarian cancer.

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