So, I saw a woman in her 40′s this morning who demanded to be screened for ovarian cancer. Knowing that no governing body recommends this, I had a long discussion regarding the risks and benefits of screening for ovarian cancer. Then came the line: “It is my right to demand this test, if you won’t, I’ll sue the clinic”. Nice. Thoughts of this story came into my head.
To make a long story short, I ended up ordering the CA-125 and the transvaginal ultrasound. Defensive medicine at its best.