Ovarian cancer screening and early detection in low- and middle-income countries

Trevor Tejada-Bergés, Edward L. Trimble, Mahesh K. Shetty

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Abstract

The burden of ovarian cancer worldwide and the rationale for and against screening are discussed. Sonography is very useful in identifying and triaging patients with adnexal masses who require surgical intervention. A detailed description of sonography in the characterization of adnexal masses is presented.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationBreast and Gynecological Cancers
Subtitle of host publicationAn Integrated Approach for Screening and Early Diagnosis in Developing Countries
PublisherSpringer New York
Pages125-148
Number of pages24
ISBN (Electronic)9781461418764
ISBN (Print)9781461418757
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2013
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)
  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)

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    Tejada-Bergés, T., Trimble, E. L., & Shetty, M. K. (2013). Ovarian cancer screening and early detection in low- and middle-income countries. In Breast and Gynecological Cancers: An Integrated Approach for Screening and Early Diagnosis in Developing Countries (pp. 125-148). Springer New York. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-1876-4_7