Dispelling myths about HPV self-collection in cervical screening | When to suspect & how to investigate for ovarian cancer

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Part 1: Dispelling myths about HPV self-collection in cervical screening

  • Women suitable for self-collected testing and those where a conventional test may be indicated
  • The reliability and sensitivity of self-collected cervical screening tests and the evidence behind their recommendation as an option for Australian women
  • How to manage an unsatisfactory report on a self-collected cervical screening test
  • The practicalities of offering self-collected cervical screening tests in a practice/service

 

Host: Dr Terri Foran, Medical Educator

Expert: Prof Marion Saville AM, Executive Director and Public Officer

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Part 2: When to suspect & how to investigate for ovarian cancer

  • The features of the fairly ‘non-specific’ symptoms of ovarian cancer which might prompt further investigation
  • The role of CA125 in the investigation of ovarian cancer
  • The role of ultrasound in the investigation of ovarian cancer

 

Host: Dr Terri Foran, Medical Educator

Expert: Dr Geraldine Goss, Medical Oncologist; Secretary of the Ovarian Cancer Research Foundation

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Last Updated: 30 May, 2024

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