The immune response is affected for at least three weeks after extensive surgery for ovarian cancer.

@article{Brchner2016TheIR,
  title={The immune response is affected for at least three weeks after extensive surgery for ovarian cancer.},
  author={Anne Craveiro Br\ochner and S\oren Mikkelsen and I\orn Hegelund and Marianne Elisabet Hokland and Ole Mogensen and Palle Toft},
  journal={Danish medical journal},
  year={2016},
  volume={63 6}
}
INTRODUCTION The treatment of women with ovarian cancer in advanced stages consists of extensive surgery followed by chemotherapy initiated three weeks after surgery. In this study, selected immune parameters were investigated to elucidate when the immune system is normalised following the operation. METHODS Ten women undergoing extensive surgery for ovarian cancer were compared with a control group of ten women undergoing abdominal hysterectomy for a benign diagnosis. Blood samples were… CONTINUE READING

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