Journal of Oncology / 2014 / Article / Tab 1

Clinical Study

Survival Advantage Associated with Decrease in Stage at Detection from Stage IIIC to Stage IIIA Epithelial Ovarian Cancer

Table 1

Definitions of Stage IIIA and Stage IIIC ovarian cancer*.

Stage III
Tumor involves one or both ovaries with cytologically or histologically confirmed spread to the peritoneum outside the pelvis and/or metastasis to the retroperitoneal lymph nodes.
 Stage IIIA
  Microscopic metastasis beyond the pelvis.
 Stage IIIC
  Macroscopic, extrapelvic, peritoneal metastasis >2 cm in the greatest dimension and/or regional lymph node metastasis.

From Edge et al. [6].