The trouble with ovarian cancer

Guo, Lin (2009) The trouble with ovarian cancer. The Lancet, 374 (9698). p. 1302.

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Ovarian cancer remains one of the most difficult cancers to diagnose early and therefore increase the chances of disease-free survival. As Bryan Hennessy and colleagues point out in a Seminar in The Lancet today, 75% of patients present with advanced disease (stage III or IV) and almost all have tumour recurrence despite treatment. In patients with advanced disease, the challenge is to achieve extended survival by carefully balancing aggressive treatment with a tolerable toxicity and side-effect profile.

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