The relation between endometriosis and ovarian cancer - a review.

@article{Heidemann2014TheRB,
  title={The relation between endometriosis and ovarian cancer - a review.},
  author={Lene Nyh\oj Heidemann and Dorthe Hartwell and Christian Hamilton Heidemann and Kirsten M. Jochumsen},
  journal={Acta obstetricia et gynecologica Scandinavica},
  year={2014},
  volume={93 1},
  pages={20-31}
}
BACKGROUND Endometriosis is known to harbor characteristics substantiating its possible role as a precursor of ovarian cancer. OBJECTIVE To assess the quality of the literature regarding the association between endometriosis and ovarian cancer and to estimate the extent of this relation. METHODS An electronic literature search was conducted in PubMed and 1112 articles dealing with the relation between endometriosis and ovarian cancer were identified. Original articles based on case-control… CONTINUE READING