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How often should an ovarian cancer survivor get CT scans?

Jean A. Hurteau, MD
OBGYN (Obstetrics & Gynecology)
That’s a personal decision you have to make with your physician. Some physicians will not perform CT scans unless there is a CA-125 elevation or, you have symptoms. With all the publicity about radiation and CT scans, I think most physicians have gone to doing less than more.

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