Deciding on Treatment

  1. About Clinical Trials: Information from the National Cancer Institute

    Clinical trials are studies, managed by government agencies, educational institutions, private not-for-profit organizations, or commercial businesses, to develop, produce, and evaluate the effectiveness of new treatments and therapies for diseases.

  2. Chemotherapy

    Detailed information on chemotherapy for treatment of gynecological cancers

  3. FDA-Approved Drugs

    The following drugs have been approved since the year 2000 for the treatment of ovarian cancer.

  4. Hysterectomy

    Hysterectomy is the surgical removal of the uterus. Different portions of the uterus, as well as other organs, may be removed at the same time.

  5. Radiation Therapy for Ovarian Cancer

    Radiation therapy kills cancer cells with the use of high energy X-rays. The type most often used for ovarian cancer is called external beam radiation.

  6. Surgery

    Detailed information the most common types of surgery to treat cancer, including biopsy, endoscopy, laparoscopy, laparotomy, laser surgery, cryosurgery, electrosurgery, and excisional surgery

  7. Types of Surgery for Ovarian Cancer
  8. Types of Treatment for Ovarian Cancer
  9. What Happens During Chemotherapy for Ovarian Cancer

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