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survival rates for ovarian cancer

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marianne DiNapoli
8 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends on stage: Unfortunately, the survival rates for advanced ovarian cancer remain poor, despite advances in treatment. The overall survival at 5 years is 46%. How ... Read More
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Dr. Chakshu Gupta
23 years experience Pathology
Variable: There are many different types of ovarian cancers and survival depends of type, how far the cancer has advanced (stage) and each persons response to t ... Read More
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Sadow
17 years experience Pathology
Not good: Ovarian cancer (serous carcinoma) is devastating, as it often is discovered at a late stage. With recurrent disease, a cure is very unlikely. Depend ... Read More
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Dr. John Geisler
27 years experience Gynecologic Oncology
Ovarian cancer : Ovarian cancer is a very serious often terminal disease. Gyn oncologists now treat it as a chronic, serious disease. However, with proper care more an ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Devon Webster
22 years experience Medical Oncology
Depends on stage.: A woman who is 81 years old has 9 additional years of life expectancy based on actuarial data. If her ovarian cancer is early stage and she undergoes ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aasim Sehbai
24 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Stage 2: Ovarian cancer if stage 2 and esp if low grade have overall 5 year survival in order of 60-70% range. These long term remissions can translate into cu ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carol Peters-tanksley
35 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Sadly, not good: If ovarian cancer has spread to the liver, the long-term medical prognosis is not good at all. Make sure you or your loved one has some good personal ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marianne DiNapoli
8 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Unfortunately, low: Stage IV ovarian cancer unfortunately has a very low survival rate. The five year survival rate for this stage is around 11%.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Geisler
27 years experience Gynecologic Oncology
Ovarian cancer: Treatments for this depend entirely on the time from the end of he last chemotherapy until the diagnosis of a new recurrence or progression of disease ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Yes possible: With out knowing stage and cell type of ovarian cancer , in general high dose chemotherapy with autologous ( patients own ) stem cell transplantation ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Doherty
39 years experience Gynecologic Oncology
A : A little more information would be needed to answer that very important question. First, are we sure it's cancer? If it truly is, the most important p ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Specializes in Family Medicine
Cancer in ovary: Malignancy (cancer) that arises from the epithelium, stroma, or germ cells of the ovary. There can also be metastatic disease to the ovaries from canc ... Read More
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