Shana Wingo, MD
Although cytoreduction followed by a platinum-based compound and a taxane agent has been the preeminent method of treatment for patients with ovarian cancer, Shana Wingo, MD, explains that neoadjuvant therapy is becoming more openly adopted in the field.
“Neoadjuvant therapy has sustained a certain dogma in ovarian cancer for years, but there’s been more comfort in foregoing upfront debulking as the data come out in support of the approach,” says Wingo. She notes, that a patient’s comorbidities and cancer may preclude them from receiving surgery upfront.
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