Document Type : Research Article
Ovarian cancer - fifth leading cause of death from gynecological malignancy worldwide and is the second most common gynecological malignancies affecting Indian women. The incidence and mortality of ovarian cancer is continuously increasing and despite of extensive medical research, till now its etiology is not fully understood Diagnosis of malignancy in ovarian tumor is always questionable clinically as well as by investigation. As the symptoms are often vague, patients attribute it to other conditions and present late adding to the poor compliance to treatment. Early detection of the disease has higher survival rate up to 85% but due to unclear symptoms and nonspecific biomarker, survival rate decreased to 30%. This study was hence undertaken to report the socio-demographic and clinicopathological data of patients with ovarian cancer in one of the tertiary care hospitals in central India.