IMR Press / EJGO / Volume 22 / Issue 2 / pii/2001120

European Journal of Gynaecological Oncology (EJGO) is published by IMR Press from Volume 40 Issue 1 (2019). Previous articles were published by another publisher on a subscription basis, and they are hosted by IMR Press on as a courtesy and upon agreement with S.O.G.

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Surgery in ovarian cancer

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1 From the Section of Gynecologic Surgery, Mayo Clinic and Mayo Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
Eur. J. Gynaecol. Oncol. 2001, 22(2), 89–95;
Published: 10 April 2001

The role of surgery in the management of primary and recurrent ovarian cancer is reviewed. The data to support primary and secondary cytoreduction are summarized. The role of second-look surgery and of surgery in the palliation of ovarian cancer is also discussed.

Primary cytoreduction
Neoadjuvant chemotherapy
Secondary cytoreduction
Second-look laparotomy
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