Isolated ovarian metastasis of gastric cancer: Krukenberg tumor

@inproceedings{Uyeturk2013IsolatedOM,
  title={Isolated ovarian metastasis of gastric cancer: Krukenberg tumor},
  author={Ummugul Uyeturk and Serife Hulya Arslan and Oznur Bal and Ulku Yalcintas Arslan and Omur Berna Cakmak Oksuzoglu},
  booktitle={Contemporary oncology},
  year={2013}
}
INTRODUCTION Gastric cancer, one of the most common cancers in the world, rarely metastasizes to the ovaries. Ovarian metastases of gastric signet ring cell cancer (SRCC) are referred to as Krukenberg tumors and account for 1-2% of all ovarian cancers. Here, we analyze the characteristics, treatment, and prognosis of patients with Krukenberg tumors… CONTINUE READING