Involvement of the central nervous system by ovarian carcinoma.

  title={Involvement of the central nervous system by ovarian carcinoma.},
  author={Moshe Stein and Mariana Steiner and Baruch Klein and Dani Beck and J. Atad and Abraham Kuten and Eliezer Robinson and Dorith Goldsher},
  volume={58 9},
Ovarian carcinoma rarely metastasizes to the central nervous system (CNS). Of 110 patients with epithelial ovarian carcinoma treated at the Northern Israel Oncology Center between the years 1979 and 1985, only five (4.5%) had CNS involvement. The median age of the patients with 54.5 years. All of them had treatment with cisplatin and Adriamycin (doxorubicin). The median duration from diagnosis to the development of brain involvement was 17 months. The median survival time was 28 months from… CONTINUE READING