The Role of Surgery in the Treatment of Ovarian Cancer

  title={The Role of Surgery in the Treatment of Ovarian Cancer},
  author={K F Tam},
Most patients with ovarian cancer undergo surgery at some point during the course of their treatment. A primary operation may be undertaken for the purpose of confirming the diagnosis, staging, and debulking. Numerous publications have documented the importance of proper staging in ovarian cancer, which determines the treatment plan — including whether chemotherapy is indicated — and therefore impacts substantially on patient outcomes and survival. Improper staging can lead to underestimation… CONTINUE READING

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