Borderline ovarian tumors in reproductive-age women. Fertility-sparing surgery and outcome.

  title={Borderline ovarian tumors in reproductive-age women. Fertility-sparing surgery and outcome.},
  author={John Kwok Cheung Chan and Yvonne G. Lin and Vera Loizzi and Mariam Ghobriel and Philip John Disaia and Michael L. Berman},
  journal={The Journal of reproductive medicine},
  volume={48 10},
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the fertility and survival outcomes in young women with borderline ovarian tumors treated with fertility-sparing surgery. STUDY DESIGN From 1985 to 2002, 25 women with borderline ovarian cancers surgically managed with preservation of the uterus and at least a portion of 1 ovary were identified from tumor registry databases at 2 southern California hospitals. Data for analysis were collected from hospital charts, office records and tumor registry files. RESULTS Twenty… CONTINUE READING


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