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Role of pathology in ovarian cancer
Blood tests and biopsies performed by pathology services are a vital part of the diagnosis, treatment and monitoring of ovarian cancer. Pathology assists clinicians in determining the type of tumour, the staging of the disease and therefore helps determine if a woman is eligible to be part of a clinical trial.
Julie is a Melbourne based teacher and busy mother of three. It was an incredible shock to her when she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 2013 at age 41.