High-Risk Ovarian Cancer Program
Your risk of developing ovarian cancer may be higher if you carry a specific mutation in your genes.
High-risk women benefit from screening and close monitoring to diagnose ovarian cancer early, when it's more treatable.
If you're concerned about the risk of developing ovarian cancer, the High-Risk Ovarian Cancer Program at Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC offers the following evaluation methods and recommendations:
- An ovarian cancer risk assessment
- Screening tests
- Genetic counseling and testing
- Education about ovarian cancer risk and potential implications for family members
- A personalized surveillance plan
- Prevention strategies
You also have the option to participate in ovarian cancer research studies to take advantage of the most recent treatment options available.
For more information about the High-Risk Gynecologic Cancer Program, or to schedule an appointment, call 412-623-3425.