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Introduction to ovarian cancer

  • Krishnansu Tewari
  • Bradley Monk
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Abstract

Epithelial ovarian cancer is the most lethal of the gynecologic malignancies. After cancer of the lung, breast, colon, and uterus, it is the fifth most common cancer among women in the United States, and the fourth most common cause of cancer death in women.

Keywords

Ovarian Cancer Epithelial Ovarian Cancer Peritoneal Metastasis Cytoreductive Surgery Figo Stage 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Krishnansu Tewari
    • 1
  • Bradley Monk
    • 2
  1. 1.University of California, Irvine Medical Gynecologic Oncology GroupOrangeUSA
  2. 2.St Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center Division of Gynecologic OncologyPhoenixUSA

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