Ovarian metastases of breast carcinoma. A clinicopathologic study of 59 cases.

@article{Gagnon1989OvarianMO,
  title={Ovarian metastases of breast carcinoma. A clinicopathologic study of 59 cases.},
  author={Yves-C. Gagnon and Bernard T{\^e}tu},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={1989},
  volume={64 4},
  pages={892-8}
}
Of 165 ovarian metastases recorded in the files of L'Hôtel-Dieu de Québec, Canada, between 1951 and 1987, 64 (38%) were from breast adenocarcinomas. Histopathologic material was available in 59 instances, of which 22 were autopsy cases and 28 were incidental findings at therapeutic oophorectomy. The patients' ages ranged from 25 to 80 years (average, 48.6 years). Sixty-four percent of the metastases were bilateral and 36% were unilateral. An ovarian metastasis was detected before the breast… CONTINUE READING

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