Familial ovarian cancer

John R. Lurain, M. Steven Piver*

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

A family with epithelial ovarian carcinoma occurring in five members spanning three generations is presented. The pattern of appearance of the malignancies in this family is consistent with autosomal dominant transmission. The literature relating to familial ovarian cancer is reviewed and the management of women at risk for the development of ovarian cancer in these families is discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)185-192
Number of pages8
JournalGynecologic oncology
Volume8
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1979

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oncology
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

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