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U.S. Medical Advisors Say Ovarian Cancer Screening For Healthy Women May Cause More Harm Than Good

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September 15, 2012

Healthy women should not be routinely screened for ovarian cancer because it won't reduce their risk of dying from the disease, and may even put them at increased risk for unnecessary harm, such as major surgery, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force announced Monday. The findings, published on Sept. 11 in Annals of Internal Medicine, ... read more