NICE Guidelines – Ovarian cancer

Women presenting with abdominal distension, pelvic or abdominal pain and/or urinary urgency/frequency, or feeling full or with decreased appetite ought to be offered a CA125 test. Cancer antigen 125 I found in ovarian cancer cells. If CA125 is 35iu/ml or more, the patient should be referred for abdominal/pelvic ultrasound.

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