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Next review date: January 2016

This guideline offers evidence-based advice on the care and early treatment of women with suspected or confirmed ovarian cancer.

This guideline was previously called ovarian cancer: The recognition and initial management of ovarian cancer.

Recommendations in section 1.1 on detection in primary care have been incorporated into suspected cancer: recognition and referral (NG12).

Recommendation in this guideline partially replaces recommendation in irritable bowel syndrome in adults: diagnosis and management (CG61).


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