Surgery by consultant gynecologic oncologists improves survival in patients with ovarian carcinoma.

@article{Engelen2006SurgeryBC,
  title={Surgery by consultant gynecologic oncologists improves survival in patients with ovarian carcinoma.},
  author={Mirjam J A Engelen and Henrike E Kos and Pax H. B. Willemse and Jan G Aalders and E G E Liesbeth de Vries and Michael Schaapveld and R. den Otter and Ate G J Van Der Zee},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={2006},
  volume={106 3},
  pages={589-98}
}
BACKGROUND Consultant gynecologic oncologists from the regional Comprehensive Cancer Center assisted community gynecologists in the surgical treatment of patients with ovarian carcinoma when they were invited. For this report, the authors evaluated the effects of primary surgery by a gynecologic oncologist on treatment outcome. METHODS The hospital files from 680 patients with epithelial ovarian carcinoma who were diagnosed between 1994 and 1997 in the northern part of the Netherlands were… CONTINUE READING