Ovarian cancer in Ibadan: characteristics and management.

@article{Odukogbe2004OvarianCI,
  title={Ovarian cancer in Ibadan: characteristics and management.},
  author={Akin-tunde A. Odukogbe and Clement Adebamowo and Bolarinde Ola and Oladapo Olayemi and Adesina Oladokun and Isaac Folorunso Adewole and Olayinka Omigbodun and C O Aimakhu and Michael A Okunlola and O Fakulujo and Fasina Oluyemi},
  journal={Journal of obstetrics and gynaecology : the journal of the Institute of Obstetrics and Gynaecology},
  year={2004},
  volume={24 3},
  pages={294-7}
}
Ovarian cancer has the highest case fatality rate among gynaecological cancers worldwide because of lack of effective screening methods and non-specific early warning symptoms with late presentation. A reinvigorated study is necessary in the developing countries because of a projected increase in its incidence. The decreasing fertility rate and increasing use of ovulation induction drugs are some of the reasons. The Ovarian Cancer Service of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology… CONTINUE READING