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  1. Andrés Poveda, MD
  1. Area Clínica de Oncologia, Ginecológica Fundación Instituto Valenciano de Oncología, Valencia, Spain.
  1. Address correspondence and reprint requests to Andrés Poveda, MD, Fundación Instituto Valenciano de Oncología, Valencia, Spain. E-mail: apoveda{at}


Ovarian cancer is the second most common gynecological cancer, representing 5% of all cancers in women. It has the highest case-fatality rate of all gynecological malignancies. In the European Union, there are approximately 48,000 new cases of ovarian cancer and 31,000 deaths per year. Similarly, in the United States, there are approximately 25,500 new cases per year, with 16,000 deaths associated.

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  • Disclosure: Editorial assistance for the preparation of this manuscript was funded by PharmarMar.