Featured Article: A retrospective evaluation of activity of gemcitabine/platinum regimens in the treatment of recurrent ovarian cancer
Ovarian cancer is not often diagnosed until it has progressed to the latter stages of disease, consequently resulting in a 5-year survival rate of <50%. Recurrent ovarian cancer is typically resistant to a wide range of chemotherapy and therefore the investigation of different chemotherapeutic agents in clinical trials is of fundamental significance in trying to establish appropriate treatment for recurrent ovarian cancer.
In this research article, T. Le et al. evaluated the toxicological effects and response rate of gemcitabine/cisplatin verses gemcitabine/carboplatin for the treatment of both platinum-sensitive and platinum-resistant recurrent ovarian cancer.
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Gynecologic Oncology Research and Practice is an open access, peer-reviewed journal that publishes articles on all cancers of the female reproductive system, including cervical cancer, ovarian cancer, uterine cancer, vaginal cancer, and vulvar cancer. The journal considers articles related to the pathophysiology, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of these cancers.
The journal aims to serve as an international platform for sharing laboratory and clinical findings by offering a high-visibility forum for new insights and discussions among scientists, physicians and oncologists.
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Dr Robert L Coleman, MD Anderson Cancer Center, USA
Dr Thomas J Herzog, University of Cincinnati Cancer Institute, USA
Prof Bradley J Monk, University of Arizona Cancer Center, USA
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