A large study has found that women in remission for ovarian cancer who started chemotherapy to prevent a recurrence based on blood levels of the protein CA125 did not live longer than women who started chemotherapy only after symptoms of the disease arose.
The findings, several gynecologic cancer experts said, should influence clinical practice and make clinicians rethink how they monitor patients for recurrence and initiate additional treatments, or salvage therapies. Read more > >
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