Outcomes and prognostic factors of patients with recurrent and persistent malignant ovarian germ cell tumors.

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Summary of "Outcomes and prognostic factors of patients with recurrent and persistent malignant ovarian germ cell tumors."

Due to the rarity of recurrent and persistent malignant ovarian germ cell tumors (MOGCTs), there is no standardized protocol for salvage therapy. This study aimed to investigate the outcomes and prognostic factors of patients with recurrent and persistent MOGCTs.


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Name: Archives of gynecology and obstetrics
ISSN: 1432-0711


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