Australian women’s awareness of ovarian cancer symptoms, risk and protective factors, and estimates of own risk

@article{Jones2010AustralianWA,
  title={Australian women’s awareness of ovarian cancer symptoms, risk and protective factors, and estimates of own risk},
  author={Sandra C Jones and Christopher A. Magee and Jane Francis and Karen A Luxford and Parri Gregory and Helen N Zorbas and Donald C. Iverson},
  journal={Cancer Causes & Control},
  year={2010},
  volume={21},
  pages={2231-2239}
}
To examine Australian women’s perceived risk of ovarian cancer, reasons for perceived risk levels, and knowledge of ovarian cancer symptoms at two timepoints (2003 and 2007). A computer-assisted telephone (CATI) survey of 2,954 Australian women with no history of ovarian cancer was conducted. Approximately 60% of women perceived their risk of ovarian cancer was similar to other women of their age; 10% indicated an increased risk, and 30% indicated a lower risk. These figures were similar in… CONTINUE READING

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