Surgery in Ovarian Cancer – Brazilian Society of Surgical Oncology Consensus

This is a clinical practice guideline for patients with epithelial ovarian cancer (EOC). The guideline discusses the surgical management of these patients, and specifically examines the institutions and surgeons that should be performing surgery, imaging tools appropriate for use prior to surgery, approaches to patient selection, objectives of surgery, and quality assessment criteria. Major technical issues of surgery, genetic counselling, the role of surgery in EOC recurrence, indications for palliative surgery, and the role of adjuvant chemotherapy are also addressed.