Serum vascular endothelial growth factor in epithelial ovarian neoplasms: correlation with patient survival.

@article{Chen1999SerumVE,
  title={Serum vascular endothelial growth factor in epithelial ovarian neoplasms: correlation with patient survival.},
  author={Chi An Chen and Wen Fang Cheng and Chuen Neng Lee and Tian min Chen and C. C. Kung and F. J. Hsieh and Chang-yao Hsieh},
  journal={Gynecologic oncology},
  year={1999},
  volume={74 2},
  pages={235-40}
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate the relationship between serum vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) and clinicopathological factors and to determine whether VEGF is an independent prognostic factor of ovarian cancer patients. METHODS Fifty-six women with International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics stages I to IV epithelial ovarian cancer undergoing surgery were enrolled. Clinical and pathologic items were recorded. Pretreatment VEGF serum samples of the 56 women were measured by an… CONTINUE READING

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