A little scope with big impact could increase survival rates for cancer patients.
Ovarian cancer claims the highest mortality rate of all gynecologic cancers – as high as 70 percent – in part because the disease is rarely detected earlier than stage 3 or 4. When the disease is discovered early in its development, however, survival rates are high. An effective screening technique for early detection could not only save lives, but also drastically improve their quality. (more…)