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treatment of stage ovarian cancer

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohamed Elmongy
46 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Treatment of Ovarian: Curative surgical resection of the ovaries by proceeding with usually hysterectomy and bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy. For patients who have stage 2 ... Read More
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Dr. John Geisler
27 years experience Gynecologic Oncology
Ovarian Cancer: Ovarian cancer is treated by a gynecologic oncologist. It is best treated by cytoreductive or staging surgery followed by chemotherapy in most cases. ... Read More

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Travis Kidner
17 years experience Surgical Oncology
Clinical Trial: You should ask your treating physician about any open clinical trials that you could be apart of.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Merry Jennifer Markham
20 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Frequently at first: Often, there is very close follow up after ovarian cancer treatment - every 3-4 months generally. Once the cancer is in remission for over a year or s ... Read More
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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
47 years experience Radiation Oncology
Surveillance with: Visits and exams are cheap and easy, imaging is expensive and not very sensitive or specific, and second look laparascopy was a standard, not sure tha ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
35 years experience Medical Oncology
Hmmmmm: I guess it depends on several factors, like what treatments were used before, your general condition, and how advanced the cancer is. In general, tho ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Depend on stage?: In general- if surgery can be done- surgical resection will be the most important therapy plus minus chemotherapy. A meticulous and detail oriented/op ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
MY VOTE: DANA FARBER CANCER CENTER BOSTON MASSACHUSETTS
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Close observation: Ovarian cancer is not per se"hereditary." we do know that there is a gene that carries a predilection to certain cancers. On this gene lies all female ... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
More dangerous: There are several dozen distinct types of ovarian cancer, and even within the types, there are subgroups that are more or less like to spread rapidly, ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not long: There is no specific amount of days or weeks for survival, however Stage 4 indicates that the Ovarian Cancer has metastasized (spread) to distant part ... Read More
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christian Schultheis
24 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Not really: Surgery still remains the most important treatment modality. Chemotherapy is still utilized but it does not replace the need for surgery. Hope this ... Read More
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