Early ovarian cancer: value of a negative staging laparotomy.


OBJECTIVE To assess the risk of recurrence in patients with stage I (negative cytology) epithelial ovarian cancer receiving no adjuvant therapy. METHODS Between 1976 and 1991, 51 patients with apparent stage I ovarian cancer underwent a comprehensive surgical staging that included: peritoneal cytology, omentectomy, pelvic and para-aortic lumphadenectomy… (More)


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@article{Faught1996EarlyOC, title={Early ovarian cancer: value of a negative staging laparotomy.}, author={Wylam Faught and Robert J. Lotocki and Mark S Heywood and Garry V Krepart}, journal={European journal of gynaecological oncology}, year={1996}, volume={17 3}, pages={200-3} }