• Simple cysts not linked to ovarian cancer

    6 monthes ago - By Healio

    The presence of simple cysts on ultrasonography is not associated with a higher risk for ovarian cancer, according to findings published in JAMA Internal Medicine.
    “The risk of malignant ovarian cancer associated with simple cysts is unknown,” Rebecca Smith-Bindman, MD, professor in residence of radiology, epidemiology and biostatistics, and obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive medicine at the University of California, San Francisco, and colleagues wrote.
    Therefore, Smith-Bindman and colleagues conducted a nested case-control study to determine the risk for malignant ovarian
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