ovarian cancer

Ovarian cancer screening

Dr. Anil Thakwani
17 Sep 2018
 4.51 Vote(s)
Visits: 11457

Ovarian cancer screening is performed with Transvaginal Ultrasound and CA-125 blood test.

Approximately 20% of the total ovarian cancer cases are detected at an initial stage. There are two important tests that are done to detect ovarian cancer in the high-risk groups TVUS (transvaginal ultrasound). In this an ultrasound wand is put inside the vagina and with the help of sound waves different reproductory organs like ovaries, uterus and fallopian tubes are examined. CA-125 blood test is used to check the quantity of a protein known as CA-125 in the blood as the women with this condition has higher level of CA-125.


Dr. Anil Thakwani

About the Author

Radiation Oncologist
Dr. Anil Thakwani is a Radiation Oncologist practicing at Felix Hospital in Sector 137, Noida. Dr. Anil specializes in Image-guided radiation therapy (IGRT), Intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT), Chemotherapy, Prostate cancer, and Brachytherapy procedures. He also specializes in Gamma knife, Radiation Therapy, Flap surgery, and Neck dissection procedures. Dr. Anil has completed his MBBS and MD Radiotherapy from S N Medical College, Agra in 2000 and 2005 respectively. Further, he completed Fundamental Critical Care Support (FCCS) in Oncology from California, USA in the year 2006. This was awarded by the Society of Critical Care Medicine. He is associated with many prestigious medical colleges across the country. Dr. Anil Thakwani is also a Life member of Association of Indian Radiation Oncologists. Dr. Anil Thakwani has completed his postdoctoral training in Oncology at All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi. He has an experience of more than one and a half decades in the field of oncology. He is currently practicing at Felix Hospital, Oncology center situated in Sector 137, Noida. The hospital is well equipped to provide the world's best treatment to its patients. The hospital offers lab and pharmacy services for the patients visiting at the hospital. Book a FREE appointment with Dr. Anil Thakwani at Elacancer.com.
read more

For Cancer Consultation. Call +91 8929020600


SOURCES AND REFERENCES:

    1 Comment

    user_img
    Swatantar Manjanatha
    Sept. 17, 2018, 4:06 p.m.
     4.5
    Rating :

    Disclaimer

    The information displayed on this webpage covers general information on several medical conditions, oncology procedures, medical, surgical & radiation procedures, various cancer & carcinoma types and their respective treatments. The exclusive purpose of the displayed information is for the sake of general understanding and it has been collected from open sources which heavily rely on research and laboratory tests. However, the information shared here should not be considered as a medical advice or an alternative to consultation with a registered medical practitioner or licensed healthcare professional.

    It is not advised to self-diagnose or treat any medical condition or disease following the information given in this article. We insist you to consult a registered practitioner and never try to replace their advice or discontinue treatment in between by relying solely on the information obtained. External links to different websites as well as videos given on the website serve the purpose of sharing knowledge only. Ela being an Independent Medical Information platform is neither responsible nor guarantees the authenticity, reliability, and accuracy of these videos and websites in any way. We do not intend the information displayed here to be used for a medical emergency, if you seek medical attention for yourself (or any other person with whom you want to share the information with), we advise you to directly get in touch with the hospital or the doctor.

    read more

    Related Articles

    Ovarian Cancer
    Stages of ovarian cancer
     4.5 1 Vote

    There are mainly 4 stages of ovarian cancer. Stage 1 is the starting phase and Stage 4 is the most critical stage where the cancerous condition spreads to the other parts of the body.

    17 Sep 2018
    Ovarian Cancer
    Signs and Symptoms of ovarian cancer
     4.5 1 Vote

    Signs and Symptoms of ovarian cancer includes vaginal bleeding, increased feeling of pressure and pain in abdomen and lower pain.

    17 Sep 2018

    More From Author

    Ovarian Cancer
    Causes of ovarian cancer

    Causes of ovarian cancer include familial history, reproductive history, age, and usage of birth control pills.

    17 Sep 2018
    Prostate Cancer
    Procedure and Cost of Transrectal Ultrasound

    Transrectal Ultrasound is an out-patient procedure which helps in confirming the presence of prostate cancer. The cost of Transrectal Ultrasound (TRUS) starts from rs. 1000.

    17 Sep 2018
    Prostate Cancer
    PSA Blood Test role in Prostate Cancer

    PSA Blood Test is useful in determining the possibilities of prostate cancer. More is the PSA amount in the body, more are the chances of the presence of prostate cancer.

    17 Sep 2018
    For Cancer Consultation. Call +91 8929020600