Detection of Gene Mutations in Tampons of Patients With High-Grade Serous Ovarian Cancer

(October 14, 2014) In a pilot study published in the journal Obstetrics & Gynecology, researchers detected DNA derived from tumor cells in the vaginas of 60% of patients with ovarian cancer with intact fallopian tubes. With further development, this approach may hold promise for the early detection of this deadly disease. Click here to read the journal abstract.

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