J Cancer Res Clin Oncol (2017) 143:1833–1844 DOI 10.1007/s00432-017-2422-6 ORIGINAL ARTICLE – CLINICAL ONCOLOGY Cancer of the ovary, fallopian tube, and peritoneum: a population‑based comparison of the prognostic factors and outcomes 1 2 2 3 4 5 Miriam Rottmann · A. Burges · S. Mahner · C. Anthuber · T. Beck · D. Grab · 6 6 7 8 1 A. Schnelzer · M. Kiechle · D. Mayr · M. Pölcher · G. Schubert‑Fritschle · J. Engel Received: 28 December 2016 / Accepted: 11 April 2017 / Published online: 26 April 2017 © Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2017 Abstract to progression, and survival. The effect of the tumour site Purpose The objective was to compare the prognostic fac- was additionally analysed by a Cox regression model. tors and outcomes among primary ovarian cancer (OC), Results The median age at diagnosis, histology, and fallopian tube cancer (FC), and peritoneal cancer (PC) FIGO stage significantly differed among the tumour sites patients in a population-based setting. (p < 0.001); PC patients were older, more often diagnosed Methods We analysed 5399 OC, 327 FC, and 416 PC with a serous subtype, and in FIGO stage III or IV. The time patients diagnosed between 1998
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Published: Apr 26, 2017
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