Radical surgery versus standard surgery for primary cytoreduction of bulky stage IIIC and IV ovarian cancer: an observational study

@inproceedings{Ren2015RadicalSV,
  title={Radical surgery versus standard surgery for primary cytoreduction of bulky stage IIIC and IV ovarian cancer: an observational study},
  author={Yulan Ren and Rong Jiang and Sheng Yin and C. You and Dongli Liu and Xi Cheng and Jie Tang and Rong Yu Zang},
  booktitle={BMC Cancer},
  year={2015}
}
The aim of this study was to evaluate the survival benefit of radical surgery with additional extensive upper abdominal procedures (EUAS) for the treatment of stage IIIC and IV ovarian cancer with bulky upper abdominal disease (UAD). An observational study was conducted between 2009 and 2012 involving two different surgical teams. Team A was composed of the “believers” in EUAS and Team B the “non-believers” in EUAS. Patients were divided into a radical surgery group (EUAS group) or a standard… CONTINUE READING
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