Ovarian cancer

  title={Ovarian cancer},
  author={G. Jayson and E. Kohn and H. Kitchener and J. Ledermann},
  journal={The Lancet},
  • G. Jayson, E. Kohn, +1 author J. Ledermann
  • Published 2014
  • Medicine
  • The Lancet
  • Epithelial ovarian cancer is the commonest cause of gynaecological cancer-associated death. The disease typically presents in postmenopausal women, with a few months of abdominal pain and distension. Most women have advanced disease (International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics [FIGO] stage III), for which the standard of care remains surgery and platinum-based cytotoxic chemotherapy. Although this treatment can be curative for most patients with early stage disease, most women with… CONTINUE READING
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