Surveillance policy for stage IA malignant ovarian germ cell tumors in children and young adults.

@article{Mangili2014SurveillancePF,
  title={Surveillance policy for stage IA malignant ovarian germ cell tumors in children and young adults.},
  author={Giorgia Mangili and C Sigismondi and Domenica Lorusso and Sandro Pignata},
  journal={Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology},
  year={2014},
  volume={32 25},
  pages={2814-5}
}
TO THE EDITOR: We applaud Billmire et al for their prospective trial investigating the role of surveillance in stage I malignant ovarian germ cell tumors (MOGCTs) after surgical resection. Before the introduction of platinum-based chemotherapy, malignant nondysgerminomatous disease was associated with a 5-year survival of 20%. The prognosisdramatically… CONTINUE READING