Ovarian Cancer: ASCO Tumor Boards

This is a case-based activity that includes discussion of a 58-year-old woman who presents with progressive abdominal distention. She has no significant comorbidities, no family history of breast or ovarian cancer, and her initial CA125 is 458 U/mL. The patient had a diagnostic laparoscopy with ascites, peritoneal carcinomatosis involving the omentum, RT diaphragm, and paracolic gutters. Her histology showed high-grade serous cancer. 

Learning Objectives

  • Apply management strategies to patients with advanced-stage high-grade serous cancer of ovarian, fallopian, or peritoneal origin
  • Identify the goals and timing of cytoreductive surgery
  • Evaluate optimal systemic therapy and the role of intraperitoneal chemotherapy

Important Notes

  • This course expires on June 22, 2019. Participants must complete all necessary course components by this date.
  • This course is available as part of the 2016 ASCO Tumor Boards bundle.