Clinical presentation and diagnostics

  • Krishnansu Tewari
  • Bradley Monk


Although most patients with epithelial ovarian cancer will present with International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) stage III or IV disease, occasionally, a woman with a pelvic mass in the absence of ascites, carcinomatosis, and pleural effusion or other clinical and radiologic findings of advanced disease will be ultimately diagnosed with an early stage ovarian carcinoma (Figure 3.1).


Ovarian Cancer Epithelial Ovarian Cancer Ovarian Tumor Gynecologic Oncologist Pelvic Mass 
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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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