Elderly and very elderly advanced ovarian cancer patients: Does the age influence the surgical management?

F. Fanfani, A. Fagotti, M. G. Salerno, P. A. Margariti, M. L. Gagliardi, V. Gallotta, G. Vizzielli, G. Panico, G. Monterossi, G. Scambia

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Abstract

Background: To examine the surgical treatment and clinical outcome of elderly and very elderly advanced epithelial ovarian cancer patients. Methods: We retrospectively analyzed FIGO stage IIIC-IV ovarian cancer patients, divided in elderly (Group A, >65 and

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1204-1210
Number of pages7
JournalEuropean Journal of Surgical Oncology
Volume38
Issue number12
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2012

Keywords

  • Advanced ovarian cancer
  • Debulking surgery
  • Elderly

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oncology
  • Surgery

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    Fanfani, F., Fagotti, A., Salerno, M. G., Margariti, P. A., Gagliardi, M. L., Gallotta, V., Vizzielli, G., Panico, G., Monterossi, G., & Scambia, G. (2012). Elderly and very elderly advanced ovarian cancer patients: Does the age influence the surgical management? European Journal of Surgical Oncology, 38(12), 1204-1210. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejso.2012.08.003