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Unformatted text preview: U = ultrasound findings (1pt for each): cysts, sold areas, ascites, bilateral lesions M = menopausal state: 1 pt for pre-menopausal; 4 pt for post-menopausal RMI>200 would warrant a referral Example: 59 year old women. There were 2 findings on ultrasound and she is post menopausal. Her CA125 = 36 units/mL RMI = U x M x CA125 =2 x 4 x 36 = 288 which >200, therefore refer to spet Prevention As the exact cause of ovarian cancer is difficult to identify, prevention is often difficult. Instead catching it early will lead to a better prognosis....
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- Fall '10
- Anthropology, Cancer staging, ovarian cancer