Diabetes mellitus and ovarian cancer: More complex than just increasing risk

Academic Article


  • Objective Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a risk factor for endometrial cancer and is associated with poorer outcomes in breast and colon cancers. This association is less clear in epithelial ovarian cancer (EOC). We sought to examine the effect of DM on progression-free (PFS) and overall survival (OS) in women with EOC.
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  • Shah MM; Erickson BK; Matin T; McGwin G; Martin JY; Daily LB; Pasko D; Haygood CW; Fauci JM; Leath CA
  • Start Page

  • 273
  • End Page

  • 277
  • Volume

  • 135
  • Issue

  • 2