Ovarian Masses and Treatment of Epithelial Ovarian Cancer

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Publication Month/Year

June 23, 2021

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Document Objectives

To provide expert guidance to clinicians and policymakers in three resource-constrained settings on diagnosis and staging of adult women with ovarian masses and treatment of patients with epithelial ovarian (including fallopian tube and primary peritoneal) cancer.

Target Patient Population

Adult women (18 years of age or older) in three resource-constrained settings levels with ovarian masses and/or diagnosed with EOC

Target Provider Population

Health care providers (including gynecologic oncologists, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, obstetricians and gynecologists, surgeons, nurses, and palliative care clinicians) and nonmedical community members

Inclusion Criteria

Female, Adult, Older adult

Health Care Settings

Ambulatory, Hospital, Outpatient, Radiology services, Operating and recovery room

Intended Users

Nurse, nurse practitioner, physician, physician assistant


Diagnosis, Assessment and screening, Treatment, Management

Diseases/Conditions (MeSH)

D010051 - Ovarian Neoplasms, D010048 - Ovarian Cysts


ovarian cancer, Epithelial Ovarian Cancer, Advanced Ovarian Cancer, ovarian mass

Source Citation

Vanderpuye VD, Clemenceau JRV, Temin S, Aziz Z, Burke WM, Cevallos NL, Chuang LT, Colgan TJ, Del Carmen MG, Fujiwara K, Kohn EC, Gonzáles Nogales JE, Konney TO, Mukhopadhyay A, Paudel BD, Tóth I, Wilailak S, Ghebre RG. Assessment of Adult Women With Ovarian Masses and Treatment of Epithelial Ovarian Cancer: ASCO Resource-Stratified Guideline. JCO Glob Oncol. 2021 Jun;7:1032-1066. doi: 10.1200/GO.21.00085. PMID: 34185571; PMCID: PMC8457806.

Supplemental Methodology Resources

Data Supplement, Evidence Tables


Number of Source Documents
Literature Search Start Date
January 1, 2012
Literature Search End Date
March 1, 2019