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Ovarian Cancer

  • Arno J. Mundt
  • Catheryn Yashar
  • Loren K. Mell
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Abstract

Radiation therapy (RT) has long occupied a role in the treatment of ovarian ­cancer and is typically delivered following upfront surgery consisting of omentectomy, total abdominal hysterectomy and bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy (TAH-BSO), peritoneal sampling, and cytoreduction of gross peritoneal disease and often pelvic and para-aortic lymph node dissection.

Keywords

Clinical Target Volume Ovarian Cancer Patient Gross Tumor Volume Total Abdominal Hysterectomy Upfront Surgery 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Arno J. Mundt
    • 1
  • Catheryn Yashar
    • 1
  • Loren K. Mell
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Radiation Medicine and Applied SciencesUniversity of California San DiegoLa JollaUSA

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