Primary peritoneal carcinoma in a UK cancer center: comparison with advanced ovarian carcinoma over a 5‐year period

@article{Jaaback2006PrimaryPC,
  title={Primary peritoneal carcinoma in a UK cancer center: comparison with advanced ovarian carcinoma over a 5‐year period},
  author={Kenneth Jaaback and Linmarie Ludeman and N L Clayton and Lynn Hirschowitz},
  journal={International Journal of Gynecological Cancer},
  year={2006},
  volume={16},
  pages={123–128}
}
The relative incidence of primary peritoneal carcinoma (PPCa) and advanced (FIGO stage III or IV) ovarian serous carcinoma (AOSCa) was assessed over 5 years at a UK cancer center, and the sociodemographic, clinical, and survival data were compared. There were 23 women with PPCa and 55 with AOSCa. The ratio of PPCa:AOSCa was higher than previously reported. No statistical difference was found between the two groups with regard to age (mean 64.43 vs 64.07 years, P= 0.9), parity (1.6 vs 1.8, P= 1… 

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