Ovarian cancer cytoreductive surgery in the elderly.

  • G. Gardner
  • Published 2009 in Current treatment options in oncology


Patient selection for cytoreductive surgery is a critical clinical assessment that defines the early management of ovarian cancer, and standardized patient-selection criteria for debulking surgery are lacking. The term "elderly" has been variably defined in the ovarian cancer debulking literature as being older than age 60, 70, or 80+ years of age. Multiple… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11864-009-0114-4


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