How is stage II ovarian cancer defined?

Updated: Aug 10, 2020
  • Author: Andrew E Green, MD; Chief Editor: Yukio Sonoda, MD  more...
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In stage II, tumor involves one or both ovaries, with pelvic extension (below the pelvic brim) or primary peritoneal cancer. Substages are as follows:

  • Stage IIA - Extension to and/or implants on the uterus or fallopian tubes

  • Stage IIB - Extension to other pelvic intraperitoneal tissues


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