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Table 2 Stage and Features of the Ovarian Tumors

From: Mucins in ovarian cancer diagnosis and therapy

Stage Features % 5 year Survival
Stage I Tumor growth is limited to the one or both the ovaries 60-90
Stage II Tumor growth in the one or both the ovaries with extension in the pelvis 37-66
Stage III Tumor growth involves one or both ovaries with extension and intraperitoneal metastasis extended to the bowel, to the lining of the abdominal cavity, or to the lymph nodes 5-50
Stage IV Tumor growth in one or both ovaries with distant metastases to other organs such as lungs liver or in the chest 0-17