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  1. Can you screen for ovarian cancer ?

    Article - En anglais

    Screening for ovarian cancer has become an area of great interest because of the high mortality rate associated with advanced ovarian cancer.

    This article discusses the requirements for a test to be considered a screening modality, outlines the current methodology used in ovarian cancer screening, addresses the shortcomings as well as problems related to cost effectiveness with the current screening modalities, and identifies special circumstances in which ovarian cancer screening may be beneficial.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Appareil génital pathologie, Appareil génital femelle pathologie, Tumeur maligne, Dépistage, Homme, Femelle, Exploration clinique, Exploration immunologique, Exploration ultrason, Echographie, Ovaire, Ovaire pathologie, Coût, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Antigène CA 125

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Genital diseases, Female genital diseases, Malignant tumor, Medical screening, Human, Female, Clinical investigation, Immunological investigation, Sonography, Echography, Ovary, Ovarian diseases, Costs, United States, North America, America

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 95-0227018

    Code Inist : 002B20C02. Création : 09/06/1995.