Posts Tagged "screening"

Ovarian Cancer Screening Doesn't Save Lives

Posted on Jul 19, 2011 in Cancer, Health Optimization

Women screened annually for ovarian cancer were just as likely to die from the disease as women who didn’t have regular screening, concludes a large new study that found screening did not catch the cancers earlier as it is intended to do. Calling into question the effectiveness of current ovarian cancer screening techniques, the researchers also found that more of the women screened annually had surgery to remove their ovaries and suffered complications related to false-positive test results — meaning a screening test suggested they had ovarian cancer when they really...

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