• Frederick F. Holmes
Part of the Recent Results in Cancer Research book series (RECENTCANCER, volume 87)


Ovarian cancer causes more deaths than any other gynecologic malignancy. Incidence increases somewhat with age above 50, but not greatly. Figure 8.1 shows this clearly. It seems that there are environmental and/or life-style factors that influence this disease, as incidence varies widely around the world.


Ovarian Cancer Ovarian Carcinoma Gynecologic Malignancy Primary Ovarian Cancer Advance Ovarian Carcinoma 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Frederick F. Holmes
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  1. 1.Medicine and Gerontology School of MedicineThe University of Kansas Medical CenterKansas CityUSA

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