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Medical Reference Related to Ovarian Cancer

  1. Get More Information From NCI

    This PDQ cancer information summary for health professionals provides comprehensive, peer-reviewed, evidence-based information about Ovarian Epithelial Cancer treatment.

  2. Early-Stage Ovarian Low Malignant Potential Tumors

    The value of complete staging has not been demonstrated for early stage cases,but the opposite ovary should be carefully evaluated for evidence of bilateral disease. Although the impact of surgical staging on therapeutic management is not defined,in a study 7 of 27 patients with presumed localized disease were upstaged following complete surgical staging.[ 1 ] In 2 other studies,16% and 18% ...

  3. Get More Information From NCI

    Sources of further information about Ovarian Cancer Prevention.

  4. Recurrent or Persistent Ovarian Epithelial Cancer Treatment

    Note: Some citations in the text of this section are followed by a level of evidence. The PDQ editorial boards use a formal ranking system to help the reader judge the strength of evidence linked to the reported results of a therapeutic strategy. (Refer to the PDQ summary on Levels of Evidence for more information.) Overall,approximately 80% of patients diagnosed with ovarian epithelial cancer ...

  5. Questions or Comments About This Summary

    If you have questions or comments about this summary,please send them to through the Web site’s Contact Form. We can respond only to email messages written in English. ...

  6. Get More Information From NCI

    Sources of further information about Ovarian Germ Cell Tumors Treatment.

  7. Risks of Ovarian Cancer Screening

    Screening tests have risks. Decisions about screening tests can be difficult. Not all screening tests are helpful and most have risks. Before having any screening test,you may want to discuss the test with your doctor. It is important to know the risks of the test and whether it has been proven to reduce the risk of dying from cancer. The risks of ovarian screening tests include the ...

  8. Changes to This Summary (03 / 07 / 2013)

    The PDQ cancer information summaries are reviewed regularly and updated as new information becomes available. This section describes the latest changes made to this summary as of the date above.This summary was comprehensively reviewed and extensively revised.This summary is written and maintained by the PDQ Screening and Prevention Editorial Board, which is editorially independent of NCI. The summary reflects an independent review of the literature and does not represent a policy statement of NCI or NIH. More information about summary policies and the role of the PDQ Editorial Boards in maintaining the PDQ summaries can be found on the About This PDQ Summary and PDQ NCI's Comprehensive Cancer Database pages.

  9. Cellular Classification of Ovarian Epithelial Cancer

    The following is a list of ovarian epithelial cancer histologic classifications. Serous cystomas: Serous benign cystadenomas. Serous cystadenomas with proliferating activity of the epithelial cells and nuclear abnormalities but with no infiltrative destructive growth (low potential or borderline malignancy). Serous cystadenocarcinomas. Mucinous cystomas: Mucinous benign cystadenomas. ...

  10. Get More Information From NCI

    Sources of further information about Ovarian Cancer Screening.

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