[Treatment of stage Ia ovarian cancer].

  title={[Treatment of stage Ia ovarian cancer].},
  author={Hajime Tsunoda and Masakazu Nishida and Y Arisawa and Tsuyoshi Sato and Akinori Oki and Yoshihito Ichikawa and Toshio Kubo},
  journal={Nihon Sanka Fujinka Gakkai zasshi},
  volume={46 10},
Ninety-six patients with primary ovarian cancer were treated at Tsukuba University Hospital between 1984 and 1992. For all of these patients except stage IV, surgical treatment including pelvic and paraaortic lymphadenectomy was employed to confirm the clinical stage exactly. Re-staging laparotomy was performed in cases with an incomplete initial operation. In thirty cases the primary tumors were truly confined to the unilateral ovary (stage Ia). In six patients, though the tumor appeared to be… CONTINUE READING