Published in Women's Health Weekly, January 12th, 2006
"Metastatic dissemination is the primary cause of death in ovarian cancer (OvCa) patients, and dissemination to pleural and peritoneal effusions is a common clinical event. Effusion samples were collected from 15 OvCa patients," researchers in the United States reported.
"Twenty-six samples were collected prospectively, 2 were archival, and 8 were taken from patients with other malignancies. Twenty-nine samples were from malignant ascites, and 7 specimens were pleural fluids. In addition, 6 ascites and 2 pleural...
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