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Ovarian Cancer Screening

Early Detection of Ovarian Cancer

Elizabeth Chabner Thompson, MD, MPH | Posted 07.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Chabner Thompson, MD, MPH

Screening tests may not be appropriate for women of average risk but, for those in the high-risk category, it is important to consult with health care experts familiar with the most current screening standards.

Ovarian Cancer Screening Test Shows Promise

Posted 10.26.2013 | Healthy Living

By Bahar Gholipour, Staff Writer Published: 08/26/2013 10:26 AM EDT on LiveScience A new test to screen for ovarian cancer appears to detect the...

Breast Cancer Gene Study May Lead To New Treatment, Better Prognosis For Black Women

Posted 09.24.2012 | Black Voices

Just one week shy of Breast Cancer Awareness month, Washington University researchers say they've made major strides in identifying four key forms of ...

Catherine Pearson

New Ovarian Cancer Screening Guidelines Highlight Lack Of Options For Women | Catherine Pearson | Posted 09.11.2012 | Women

Not only is there still not a reliable routine test for ovarian cancer, the existing options may do more harm than good, according to a major governme...

Catherine Pearson

Are Docs Ordering Unnecessary Ovarian Cancer Tests? | Catherine Pearson | Posted 02.06.2012 | Healthy Living

No major medical organizations recommend routine ovarian cancer screening, but that hasn't stopped doctors from regularly testing for the disease. Acc...

The Cancer You're Probably Not Being Screened For

Diane Salvatore | Posted 11.13.2011 | Healthy Living
Diane Salvatore

Why is ovarian cancer -- currently the deadliest of gynecological cancers -- still treated as though it's some rare virus caught on the surface of Mars?