Ovarian cancer statistics, 2018

May 29, 2018

A new report from the American Cancer Society provides an overview of ovarian cancer occurrence and mortality data. Ovarian Cancer Statistics, 2018 is published early online in CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians.

Below are highlights from the report.

"Although ovarian cancer is not one of the most common cancers, it causes 5 percent of cancer deaths among US women," said Lindsey Torre, MSPH, lead author of the report. "Understanding of the disease has evolved rapidly in recent years; however, much remains to be gained in ovarian cancer research."
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Article: Ovarian Cancer Statistics, 2018 CA: A Cancer J for Clin doi: 10.3322/caac.21456.

URL upon publication: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.3322/caac.21456

American Cancer Society

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