The incidence of ovarian cancer has progressively increased during the past decade, and its mortality rate has followed a similar course. Conversely, in cancer of the uterine cervix, the mortality rate has diminished. Detection and early diag- nosis have been the two responsible factors in achieving the decrease in the number of deaths occurring in cancer of the cervix. The revers is true in cancer of the ovary: diagnosis as a rule is only established late, when dissemination has already occurred, thus making the control of ...

Ovarian Cancer 2012, Springer

ISBN-13: 9783642877575

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