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Small Biopsies of Ovarian Tumors May Not Tell the Entire Story

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Background: In the current clinical setting, small biopsies of ovarian tumors are often used in planning neoadjuvant treatment prior to tumor resection. Basing a diagnosis on a small sample has an inherent risk of both sampling error and interpretative or diagnostic error. This risk has been shown in other research; however, it has not been systematically studied in a prospective manner. Objective: To determine the accuracy of cytology, core biopsy, and frozen section in the diagno more...
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