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Alice P. Barr, MD, on Advanced Ovarian Cancer: Minimally Invasive vs Open Surgery After Chemotherapy

SGO 2021 Virtual Annual Meeting on Womens Cancer

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Alice P. Barr, MD, of the Carolinas Medical Center and Levine Cancer Institute, discusses results from a retrospective study, which showed that progression-free and overall survival appeared to be no different with open surgery and minimally invasive surgery for interval debulking after neoadjuvant chemotherapy in women with advanced epithelial ovarian cancer. Perioperative outcomes also seemed to be superior with minimally invasive surgery (ID #10209).



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