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Newest Diagnostic Tests for Ovarian Cancer

Ovarian cancer isn’t the most common cancer, but it’s one of the most lethal. That’s because 70% of the time ovarian cancer has already spread before it is diagnosed. It is very difficult to either feel on exam or find by ultrasound because the earlier cancers are so small compared with the amount of area …


How Women With BRCA Gene Mutations Decide To Remove Ovaries and Tubes

Living with a genetic mutation that increases your risk of cancer is a heavy burden.   For women carrying the BRCA gene, part of the burden stems from an increased risk of getting cancer, and part stems from a really big decision – whether or not to remove the ovaries and fallopian tubes before menopause …