Saul E. Rivkin, MD, Founder of the Marsha Rivkin Center for Ovarian Cancer, Medical Oncologist, Swedish Cancer Institute, Seattle, WA, discusses ovarian cancer and stresses the importance of listening to patients with the vague signs and symptoms of ovarian cancer.

References and Resources
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Viswanathan AN, Buttin BM, Kennedy AM. Oncodiagnosis Panel: 2006. Ovarian, cervical, and endometrial cancer. Radiographics. 2008 Jan-Feb;28(1):289-307.

Kurman RJ, Visvanathan K, Roden R, Wu TC, Shih IeM. Early detection and treatment of ovarian cancer: shifting from early stage to minimal volume of disease based on a new model of carcinogenesis. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2008 Apr;198(4):351-6.

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