Ovarian Cancer: Screening
Release Date: September 2012
Summary of Recommendations and Evidence
The USPSTF recommends against screening for ovarian cancer in women.
|The USPSTF recommends against the service. There is moderate or high certainty that the service has no net benefit or that the harms outweigh the benefits|
This recommendation applies to asymptomatic women. Women with known genetic mutations that increase their risk for ovarian cancer (for example, BRCA mutations) are not included in this recommendation.
Internet Citation: Recommendation Summary. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. September 2012.