Prognostic Value of Circulating Tumor Cells in Ovarian Cancer: A Meta-Analysis

@inproceedings{Zhou2015PrognosticVO,
  title={Prognostic Value of Circulating Tumor Cells in Ovarian Cancer: A Meta-Analysis},
  author={Yunlan Zhou and Bingxian Bian and Xiangliang Yuan and Guohua Xie and Yanhui Ma and Lisong Shen and Jeffrey R Chalmers},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND The prognostic value of circulating tumor cells (CTCs) in ovarian cancer has been investigated in previous studies, but the results are controversial. Therefore we performed a meta-analysis to systematically review these data and evaluate the value of CTCs in ovarian cancer. MATERIALS AND METHODS A literary search for relevant studies was performed on Embase, Medline and Web of Science databases. Then pooled hazard ratios (HRs) for survival with 95% confidence intervals (CIs… CONTINUE READING