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    **Shiza khan** Female

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    Default Can a pap test detect ovarian cancer?

    The 2 tests used most often to screen for ovarian cancer are transvaginal ultrasound (TVUS) and the CA-125 blood test. ... This test can be useful as atumor marker to help guide treatment in women known to have ovarian cancer, because a high level often goes down if treatment is working.

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    **Suruchi Puri** Female

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    Women should discuss the need for these exams with their doctor. The Pap test is effective in early detection of cervical cancer, but it isn't a test for ovarian cancer. Rarely, ovarian cancers are found through Pap tests, but usually they are at an advanced stage.


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