Survival among women with borderline ovarian tumors and ovarian carcinoma: a population-based analysis.

@article{Sherman2004SurvivalAW,
  title={Survival among women with borderline ovarian tumors and ovarian carcinoma: a population-based analysis.},
  author={Mark E. Sherman and Pamela J. Mink and Rochelle E. Curtis and Timothy R. Cot{\'e} and Sandra S Brooks and Patricia A Hartge and Susan S. Devesa},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={2004},
  volume={100 5},
  pages={1045-52}
}
BACKGROUND Serous and mucinous ovarian tumors of low malignant potential (LMP-S and LMP-M, respectively) are noninvasive tumors that portend excellent survival when confined to the ovary. Comparison of the survival for women with LMP tumors staged as distant with women who have carcinoma may have important implications for diagnostic terminology and clinical management. METHODS The authors compared relative survival rates among patients diagnosed with ovarian tumors during the period 1988… CONTINUE READING

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