USPSTF recommends against routine screening for ovarian cancer

General Health
New ovarian cancer screening guidelines from the US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) received moderate coverage in print and online. Many sources quoted USPSTF chair Dr. Virginia Moyer. The Washington Post reports that the USPSTF "recommended Monday that women not get routinely screened for ovarian cancer because doing so can put them at increased risk for unnecessary harm, such as major surgery." (more…)
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