LAPAROSCOPIC STAGING IN PATIENTS WITH INCOMPLETELY STAGED CANCERS OF THE OVARY
OBJECTIVES: I. Determine the feasibility of laparoscopic staging of patients with
incompletely staged ovarian, primary fallopian tube, and primary peritoneal cancers. II.
Assess the adverse effects associated with this technique.
OUTLINE: Surgery. Laparoscopy with cytologic examination and lymph node sampling followed,
if feasible, by surgical resection.
PROJECTED ACCRUAL: Up to 50 patients will be accrued over approximately 2 years. If more
than 4 evaluable patients cannot complete surgery, the study will be closed.
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Nick M. Spirtos, MD
Women's Cancer Center - Palo Alto
United States: Federal Government
|Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, UCLA||Los Angeles, California 90095-1781|
|USC/Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center||Los Angeles, California 90033-0800|
|Vincent T. Lombardi Cancer Research Center, Georgetown University||Washington, District of Columbia 20007|
|Walter Reed Army Medical Center||Washington, District of Columbia 20307-5000|
|Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center||Chicago, Illinois 60612|
|University of Minnesota Cancer Center||Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455|
|Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center||Durham, North Carolina 27710|
|Comprehensive Cancer Center of Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center||Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27157-1082|
|University of Oklahoma College of Medicine||Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73190|
|Abington Memorial Hospital||Abington, Pennsylvania 19001|
|Women's Cancer Center||Palo Alto, California 94304|