Integrating radiation therapy into the management of ovarian cancer.

  title={Integrating radiation therapy into the management of ovarian cancer.},
  author={G M Thomas and A J Dembo},
  volume={71 4 Suppl},
Several studies during the last 15 years have elucidated the role of postoperative external beam radiation therapy as curative management of some subsets of patients with ovarian cancer. Despite this, the use of radiation therapy in patients with ovarian cancer has remained a controversial subject. Substantially improved cure rates have not been realized during the past decade despite the early promise of high response rates to cisplatin chemotherapy. Thus, it is important that all currently… CONTINUE READING