Patterns of first recurrence following adjuvant intraperitoneal chemotherapy for stage IIIC ovarian cancer
Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols
Neoplasm Recurrence, Local
Patients receiving adjuvant IP chemotherapy are less likely to first recur in the lower abdomen or pelvis and more likely to recur outside of the abdominal cavity. The data suggest that IP chemotherapy is highly effective in the anatomic areas of peritoneal distribution.