Chemotherapy of ovarian cancer in elderly patients Review uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Antineoplastic Agents
  • Neoplasms

abstract

  • Epithelial ovarian cancer is primarily a disease of older women. Advanced age is risk factor for decreased survival. Optimal surgery and the safe and effective administration of chemotherapy are essential for prolonged progression-free and overall survival (OS). In this article, the available regimens in both the primary treatment and relapsed setting are reviewed.

publication date

  • December 2015

Research

keywords

  • Review

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC4706529

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.7497/j.issn.2095-3941.2015.0077

PubMed ID

  • 26779366

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 292

end page

  • 301

volume

  • 12

number

  • 4