Regionalization of care for women with ovarian cancer.

Affiliation

Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, United States of America; Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center, United States of America; New York Presbyterian Hospital, United States of America. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

Long-term outcomes for women with ovarian cancer are improved when they are treated at high volume hospitals by high volume surgeons. We examined changes over time in surgeon and hospital procedural volume for ovarian cancer and explored the association between volume and perioperative outcomes.

Keywords

Cytoreduction,Debulking,Ovarian cancer,Regionalization,Staging,Volume,

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