Types and duration of symptoms prior to diagnosis of invasive or borderline ovarian tumor.

@article{Vine2001TypesAD,
  title={Types and duration of symptoms prior to diagnosis of invasive or borderline ovarian tumor.},
  author={Marilyn F. Vine and Roberta B. Ness and Brian Calingaert and Joellen Martha Schildkraut and Andrew Berchuck},
  journal={Gynecologic oncology},
  year={2001},
  volume={83 3},
  pages={466-71}
}
OBJECTIVE The objective was to describe and compare types and duration of symptoms among women with invasive versus borderline ovarian tumors. METHODS Cases were women, ages 20-69 years, diagnosed with invasive (616) and borderline (151) epithelial ovarian tumors from 1994 to 1998. Symptoms were obtained using a standardized in-person interview. Differences in types and duration of symptoms, time to diagnosis after consulting a physician, and primary reason for diagnosis by invasive… CONTINUE READING

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