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Research Article

Symptoms and Risk Factors of Ovarian Cancer: A Survey in Primary Care

Table 1

Responses to detection of ovarian cancer questions (110 responses).

QuestionsYes (%)No (%)

Ovarian cancer is detected by a smear test0110 (100%)
Almost all woman diagnosed with early stage disease are reporting symptoms103 (93.6%)7 (6.4%)
Early clinical diagnosis is possible65 (59.1%)45 (40.9%)
Women with ovarian cancer are more likely than those with
benign conditions to experience very frequent, sudden onset, and persistent symptoms
29 (26.4%)81 (73.6%)

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