Interval debulking surgery for advanced epithelial ovarian cancer.

@article{Tangjitgamol2008IntervalDS,
  title={Interval debulking surgery for advanced epithelial ovarian cancer.},
  author={Siriwan Tangjitgamol and Sumonmal Manusirivithaya and Malinee Laopaiboon and Pisake Lumbiganon},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
  year={2008},
  volume={4},
  pages={CD006014}
}
BACKGROUND Primary debulking surgery, a crucial step in the management of epithelial ovarian cancer, is not always an option in patients with advanced stage disease (stage III to IV). In some circumstances, surgery may not yield satisfactory results with residual tumour masses > 1 to 2 cm (so called suboptimal surgery). Induction or neoadjuvant chemotherapy… CONTINUE READING