Symptoms and diagnostic difficulties in ovarian epithelial cancer.

@article{Wikborn1993SymptomsAD,
  title={Symptoms and diagnostic difficulties in ovarian epithelial cancer.},
  author={C Wikborn and Folke Pettersson and Claes Silfversw{\"a}rd and Peter Moberg},
  journal={International journal of gynaecology and obstetrics: the official organ of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics},
  year={1993},
  volume={42 3},
  pages={
          261-4
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate and analyze symptoms in patients with different types of ovarian cancer. METHOD Records of 160 women with ovarian cancer were studied in detail following the patients from first consultation to operation and diagnosis at Sodersjukhuset, Stockholm. RESULT No specific group of symptoms could be linked to type or stage of ovarian cancer. Gastrointestinal symptoms were more common in patients with class 1C tumors. Only 21% complained of gynecological symptoms. Women… CONTINUE READING

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