Update on the management of ovarian cancer.

  title={Update on the management of ovarian cancer.},
  author={Robert F. Ozols},
  journal={Cancer journal},
  volume={8 Suppl 1},
Ovarian cancer remains the leading gynecologic cause of death in the United States and the Western world. Progression to metastatic disease prior to diagnosis contributes to the high mortality rate associated with ovarian cancer. The current article reviews surgical and drug therapies for ovarian cancer. Prognostic factors and preventative treatment are also discussed. Surgery is essential for accurate staging of ovarian cancer and treatment. Cytoreduction, combined with chemotherapy, may… CONTINUE READING
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