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What diagnostic imaging is used to detect ovarian cancer?

David A. Fishman, MD
Gynecologic Oncology
Preoperative evaluation of adnexal masses in ovarian cancer screening has been performed by several methods. Notable among these are the noninvasive diagnostic radiologic modalities such as transabdominal and transvaginal gray-scale sonography, three-dimensional sonography, color and power Doppler sonography, computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging, and positron emission tomography (PET).

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