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how bad is stage 3 ovarian cancer

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Chemo: Stage iii ovarian cancer is treated with chemotherapy, see your oncologist.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marianne DiNapoli
8 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Stages I - IV.: Stage i ovarian cancer means the cancer is only located in the ovaries. Stage ii is when the cancer has spread to other organs in the pelvis, such as ... Read More
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Dr. David Fishman
33 years experience General Practice
Ovarian cancer: Ovarian cancer is staged based on surgical documentation of spread of disease. We use a standardized system to determine the stage which corresponds t ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Yes, major differenc: Stage 2 ovarian cancer(spread limited to pelvic area only has a much better cure rate(>50%) than with stage-3 Ovarian cancer which means it has sp ... Read More
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A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ron Citron
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Not possible: If you had a total hysterectomy your cervix has been removed and a "pap" is not sampling cervical tissue. Could be regional recurrence. You need full ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Cure still possible: Stage 3 ovarian cancer has a high risk of mortality but cure is still a possibility in about 30% of the patients treated be a competent onciologist. D ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
This hard question: Ovarian cancer, as well as any other type of cancer, is also graded, apart from staged. The histologic grade of a tumor measures how abnormal or malig ... Read More
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Dr. John Geisler
27 years experience Gynecologic Oncology
Ovarian cancer : It depends on the type of ovarian cancer. Even at stage iiib not all ovarian cancers require chemotherapy. However, if you are talking about stage iii ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
When wound heals: Has to wait till wound heals 2 to 3 wks.
A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Uma Swamy
Dr. Uma Swamy answered
16 years experience Radiation Oncology
No Standard: There are no standard guidelines nor adequate research to answer your question. However, dr. Keith block is a well known figure in the arena of integr ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leonard Pizzolatto
41 years experience General Practice
Proceed carefully: Being a cancer survivor you should be very careful introducing hcg, which is human Chorionic Gonadotropin , a hormone found in the urine of pregnant w ... Read More
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