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BACKGROUND The international standard of care for women with suspected advanced ovarian cancer is surgical debulking followed by platinum-based chemotherapy. We aimed to establish whether use of platinum-based primary chemotherapy followed by delayed surgery was an effective and safe alternative treatment regimen. METHODS In this phase 3, non-inferiority,(More)
Metastasis to the uterine corpus is uncommon and secondary colorectal tumours of the endometrium are rare. We describe a uterine tumour with components of both primary endometrial and metastatic colorectal carcinomata. In this case, a 72-year-old obese woman presented with a 2-week history of postmenopausal bleeding per vaginum and weight loss. She had an(More)
We studied the effect of dense populations of red and fallow deer on a burned Mediterranean plant community in Portugal. We sampled a set of 12 open and 12 fenced plots 2, 3, 4, and 8 years after fire occurrence. Each plot was sub-sampled using a quadrat grid to estimate the relative plant frequency (proportion of quadrats with plants). The effect of deer(More)
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