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Are there anyother tests that could be done routinely for

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Are there anyother tests that could be done routinely for ovarian cancer? Just as men are tracking prostate health with a PSA test, women don't seem to get tested for any ovarian cancer till there are other symptoms and often too late.
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There has been a lot of research to develop a screening test for ovarian cancer, but there hasn’t been much success so far. The 2 tests used most often to screen for ovarian cancer are transvaginal ultrasound (TVUS) and the CA-125 blood test, but theses tests are not that accurate. If you have a strong family history of ovarian cancer, then one of these tests may be indicated. Hope this helps.
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