Transvaginal Ultrasound and CA 125 Blood Test Not Effective as Screening Test for Ovarian Cancer
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American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists http://www.acog.org/publications/patient%5Feducation/patientPage.cfm
Gynecologic Cancer Foundation http://www.wcn.org/
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- Reviewer: Richard Glickman-Simon, MD
- Review Date: 06/2009 -
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