Clinical experience of young patients with small cell ovarian carcinoma of the hypercalcemic type (OSCCHT).

@article{Woopen2012ClinicalEO,
  title={Clinical experience of young patients with small cell ovarian carcinoma of the hypercalcemic type (OSCCHT).},
  author={Hannah Woopen and Jalid Sehouli and Klaus Pietzner and Silvia Darb-Esfahani and E I Braicu and C. Fotopoulou},
  journal={European journal of obstetrics, gynecology, and reproductive biology},
  year={2012},
  volume={165 2},
  pages={313-7}
}
OBJECTIVE Small cell ovarian cancer of the hypercalcemic type (OSCCHT) is a very rare and highly aggressive disease which mainly affects young women, while optimal treatment guidelines have not yet been defined. The objective of this work is to present our experience with four OSCCHT patients. STUDY DESIGN We evaluated the surgical course and clinical outcome of all OSCCHT patients treated in the European Competence Center for Ovarian Cancer, Charité, University Medicine of Berlin. Pathology… CONTINUE READING