Stage III epithelial ovarian cancer: the role of maximal surgical reduction.

One hundred forty-two cases of ovarian cancer of epithelial origin treated at Georgetown University Hospital between 1974 and 1980 were analyzed. Seventy-five patients (52.8%) were found to have Stage III disease at the time of the initial laparotomy, and the purpose of this study was to assess the outcome of the management in this group of patients. In… (More)