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Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Use of Tumor Treating Fields Brain Metastases/Ovarian Cancer



abstract:
BMET-21. USE OF TUMOR TREATING FIELDS IN BRAIN METASTASES FROM OVARIAN CANCER, A CASE REPORT
 

  
CASE REPORT: 47 year old Caucasian woman with past medical history of hypertension presented with abdominal bloating and was diagnosed with adenocarcinoma of the ovary (stage IIIC). Neoadjuvant chemotherapy with carboplatin/paclitaxel was followed by total abdominal hysterectomy, bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy with sigmoid colectomy. Optimal debulking of her ovarian adenocarcinoma was followed by adjuvant carboplatin/paclitaxel x 1 cycle and 3 cycles of intravenous/intraperitoneal cisplatin/paclitaxel. She had no evidence of disease for over a year since initial diagnosis, but then presented with difficulty finding words. Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the brain showed over 30 intra-axial enhancing masses throughout both cerebral and cerebellar hemispheres, largest lesion measured 2.5 x 2.1 x 2.3 cm.....

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