New Clues to Early Detection of Ovarian Cancer

August 2004
Tufts University Health & Nutrition Letter;Aug2004, Vol. 22 Issue 6, p3
Presents a study which focused on the early detection of ovarian cancer. Comparison of the symptoms on women visiting primary care clinics for general care with women who have ovarian tumors; Analysis of the intensity and frequency of symptoms; Information on the survival rate for ovarian cancer.


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