New modalities in detection of recurrent ovarian cancer.

  title={New modalities in detection of recurrent ovarian cancer.},
  author={Jonathan Tammela and Shashikant Lele},
  journal={Current opinion in obstetrics & gynecology},
  volume={16 1},
PURPOSE OF REVIEW The vast majority of women diagnosed with ovarian cancer and subsequently treated with debulking surgery and adjuvant chemotherapy will ultimately relapse. As is the case with primary diagnosis, detection of recurrent ovarian cancer is limited due to lack of sensitivity and specificity. Specific guidelines for surveillance of this disease are controversial, partly because evidence to support such guidelines is scant and partly because the management of identified recurrences… CONTINUE READING