The natural history and treatment of ovarian cancer.

  title={The natural history and treatment of ovarian cancer.},
  author={Dan L. Longo and Robert H. Young},
  journal={Annual review of medicine},
Several advances in the understanding of the biology and treatment of ovarian cancer over the past five years have changed the pessimistic view of this disease that was formerly commonplace. A cornerstone of the management of patients with ovarian cancer is careful pathological staging both prior to and at the cessation of therapy. Patients with all grades of Stage I lesions except the well-differentiated ones should have some form of adjuvant therapy, although the best choice is still unclear… CONTINUE READING