• Medicine
  • Published in Irish medical journal 1989

Ovarian cancer in a county hospital.

@article{Daly1989OvarianCI,
  title={Ovarian cancer in a county hospital.},
  author={Cecilia Daly and Ray Fitzpatrick and Harriet Murphy},
  journal={Irish medical journal},
  year={1989},
  volume={82 2},
  pages={
          60-1
        }
}
Forty two cases of ovarian cancer diagnosed and treated over a ten year period (1975-1985) are reviewed. The mean age at presentation was 59.3 years and mean parity 1.9. Abdominal pain and distension were the commonest clinical symptoms. Twenty three patients had total abdominal hysterectomy and bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy with or without partial omentectomy. All patients had at least diagnostic laparotomy. There were no post-operative deaths. Thirty two patients had adjuvant chemotherapy… CONTINUE READING