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how treatable is ovarian cancer with today's medicine?

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Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Fairly well: We have modestly good treatment for ovarian cancer. If caught early it is curable in half to two thirds of cases. But commonly it presents as stage 3-4 disease where the cure rate drops to 25-30%. Yet the available chemotherapy can buy several years of good life when patient is treated by a specialist(gynecologic oncologist). Good luck.
Answered on Nov 3, 2015

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