Small cell ovarian carcinoma: Long term survival in juvenile
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Ovarian small cell carcinoma is a rare, aggressive neoplasm that occurs in young women and has a poor long-term prognosis. Treatment involves surgical resection and chemotherapy. The required radicality of surgery is uncertain, balancing cytoreduction with fertility preservation. Various chemotherapy regimens are utilized due to confusion regarding the neoplasm's lineage.We describe an adolescent with small cell carcinoma, hypercalcemic type, stage IA. Surgery included left salpingo-oopherectomy, left pelvic/paraaortic lymphadenectomy, omentectomy and peritoneal biopsies. She received four cycles of bleomycin, etoposide and cisplatin, similar to high-risk germ cell cancers. She has received no further therapy and is eleven years from diagnosis without evidence of disease....

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5121138/
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