years old woman, Ovarian cancer; lesions
of 15cm (right), 11 cm (left) and several 2 cm lesions;
underwent surgery and chemotherapy in 1991; relapse
treated by chemotherapy in 1992; second relapse treated
by chemotherapy in 1993; addition to the patient's diet
of a liquid shark cartilage extract in 1994; malignant
neoplasm of reduced mass.
|Histology: Voluminous, solid,
moderately differentiated serous papillary adenocarcinomas
of both ovaries; tumor of 15 cm in diameter in the right
ovary, 11 cm in the left one and several tumors of 2cm
in the uterus (Stage III B).
Surgery: Total abdominal hysterectomy with bilateral
salpingo-ovariectomy and omentectomy.
Chemotherapy: 6 cycles of Carboplatin + Cyclophosphamid
that ended in February 1992.
Ascitis, bilateral pleural effusion with no masses.
Surgery: Under general anesthesia were found an abdominal
mass of 4 cm on the right side, a diffuse mass of
7 cm in the pelvic region, and ascitis. Chemotherapy:
Taxol: 7 cycles that ended in January 1993.
Abdominal CAT scan and echography- Normal.
||Surgery: Recidivation of ovarian
neoplasm. Diffuse peritoneal carcinomatosis; multiple
adhesions between the small intestine and mesentery
and the abdominal wall. Numerous small metastases less
than 2 cm in size. Residual tumor of a considerable
total volume but no lesion larger than 2 cm was left
in place. Histology: Metastases of serous adenocarcinomas.
||Second recidivation of ovarian
Left pelvic mass, peritoneal carcinomatosis: malignant
pelvic mass. Partial resection of malignant tumor-Chemotherapy:
6 cycles of Cisplatin + Adriamycin.
to the patient's diet of a shark cartilage-based food
Malignant neoplasm: reduced mass and rest of the
mass liquefied. The physician asks for an echography
to substantiate the texture change.