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Dysgerminoma of the ovary.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3574816     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Twenty-four patients with pure dysgerminoma of the ovary were treated at The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics between 1935 and 1985. Ten patients had stage I unilateral tumors, and all are free of disease from 20-455 months (median, 100 months). All patients treated by unilateral adnexectomy alone for stage IA disease survived. Nine of 11 patients with advanced disease whose therapy began or was completed at our institution are alive without disease from 12-204 months (median, 60 months). Three patients were referred with recurrent disease, and none survived.
Authors:
J P LaPolla; J Benda; A P Vigliotti; B Anderson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Obstetrics and gynecology     Volume:  69     ISSN:  0029-7844     ISO Abbreviation:  Obstet Gynecol     Publication Date:  1987 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1987-06-19     Completed Date:  1987-06-19     Revised Date:  2009-10-26    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401101     Medline TA:  Obstet Gynecol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  859-64     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Adult
Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols / therapeutic use
Child
Combined Modality Therapy
Dysgerminoma / pathology,  therapy*
Female
Humans
Middle Aged
Neoplasm Metastasis
Neoplasm Recurrence, Local
Neoplasm Staging
Ovarian Neoplasms / pathology,  therapy*
Ovariectomy
Radiotherapy Dosage

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