In December 2015, The Lancet published the final results of The UK Collaborative Trial of Ovarian Cancer Screening (UKCTOCS) which “was designed to determine how many lives could be saved by screening for ovarian cancer”. The UKCTOCS is another ovarian cancer screening that demonstrates that screening did not reduce ovarian cancer specific mortality neither all-cause mortality. Ovarian cancer screening should not recommended.
- Ovarian cancer screening: could you recommend it? No. Gérvas J. Evid Based Med. 2016. 10.1136/ebmed-2016-110385. Download whole article here.