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How can ovarian cancer be detected at an early stage?

David A. Fishman, MD
Gynecologic Oncology
As clinical methods do not have the requisite positive predictive value to screen for ovarian cancer in its early stage, the focus has turned to other modalities like biomarkers (cellular, biochemical and molecular characteristics used in screening, early diagnosis, prognosis, tracking treatment response, or recurrence of disease) with and without combined imaging techniques.

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