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Ovarian Epithelial, Fallopian Tube, and Primary Peritoneal Cancers Treatment (PDQ®)

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Changes to This Summary (12/19/2014)

The PDQ cancer information summaries are reviewed regularly and updated as new information becomes available. This section describes the latest changes made to this summary as of the date above.

The name of this summary and the major section titles and subtitles throughout were changed to include fallopian tube cancers and peritoneal cancers treatment.

General Information About Ovarian Epithelial, Fallopian Tube, and Primary Peritoneal Cancers

This section was extensively revised.

Stage Information for Ovarian Epithelial, Fallopian Tube, and Primary Peritoneal Cancers

This section was extensively revised.

Recurrent or Persistent Ovarian Epithelial, Fallopian Tube, and Primary Peritoneal Cancers Treatment

Added text to state that long-term follow-up revealed no difference in overall survival rates between the two arms (cited Wagner et al. as reference 8).

This summary is written and maintained by the PDQ Adult Treatment Editorial Board, which is editorially independent of NCI. The summary reflects an independent review of the literature and does not represent a policy statement of NCI or NIH. More information about summary policies and the role of the PDQ Editorial Boards in maintaining the PDQ summaries can be found on the About This PDQ Summary and PDQ NCI's Comprehensive Cancer Database pages.

  • Updated: December 19, 2014