Ovarian Cancer pp 119-128 | Cite as

Ultrasound and Ovarian Cancer

  • Leeber Cohen
  • David A. Fishman
Part of the Cancer Treatment and Research book series (CTAR, volume 107)


The last thirty years have seen rapid technological advances in ultrasound evaluation of the ovaries. These advances include real-time ultrasound in the 1970’s, endovaginal probes in the mid 1980’s, color Doppler in the early 1990’s, and power Doppler imaging and 3-dimensional imaging in the late 1990’s. With each of these technologies, investigators have attempted to improve on the diagnostic accuracy of ultrasound in discriminating benign from malignant disease.


Ovarian Cancer Epithelial Ovarian Cancer Transvaginal Ultrasound Adnexal Mass Ovarian Mass 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Leeber Cohen
    • 1
  • David A. Fishman
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Divisions of Ultrasound and Gynecologic OncologyNorthwestern University Medical SchoolChicagoUSA

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