Chemotherapy in epithelial ovarian cancer.

@article{Pignata2011ChemotherapyIE,
  title={Chemotherapy in epithelial ovarian cancer.},
  author={Sandro Pignata and Lucia Cannella and Davide Leopardo and Carmela Pisano and Giovanni Bruni and Gaetano Facchini},
  journal={Cancer letters},
  year={2011},
  volume={303 2},
  pages={73-83}
}
Epithelial ovarian cancer is the most common type of ovarian cancer; usually occurs in women older than 50years, and because 75% of cases are diagnosed at stage III or IV it is associated with a poor prognosis. Treatment of ovarian cancer is based on the integration of surgery and chemotherapy. Chemotherapy plays a major role both in the adjuvant treatment and in the care of patients with advanced disease. Several active drugs have been introduced in the treatment of ovarian cancer in the last… CONTINUE READING
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