Ovarian Cancer, the Revised FIGO Staging System, and the Role of Imaging.

@article{Javadi2016OvarianCT,
  title={Ovarian Cancer, the Revised FIGO Staging System, and the Role of Imaging.},
  author={S Javadi and Dhakshina Moorthy Ganeshan and Aliya A. Qayyum and Revathy B. Iyer and Priya Ranjit Bhosale},
  journal={AJR. American journal of roentgenology},
  year={2016},
  volume={206 6},
  pages={1351-60}
}
OBJECTIVE It is now recognized that ovarian cancer includes a heterogeneous group of malignant epithelial tumors originating from the ovaries, fallopian tubes, or peritoneum. This development has prompted the International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) to issue a revised staging system that can provide prognostic information and guidance on personalized management of ovarian cancer. CONCLUSION We review the epidemiology of ovarian cancer, the new FIGO staging system, and the… CONTINUE READING
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