How can I treat ovarian cancer?

Depends. It will depend on the stage. Curative surgery in early stage of disease plus minus chemotherapy. Debulking surgery is needed and is done by a gynecology-oncologist if the tumor burden is high - then followed by chemotherapy. The treatment will depend on the stage.
Ovarian cancer. Ovarian cancer is treated by a gynecologic oncologist. It i best treated by cytoreductive or staging surgery followed by chemotherapy in most cases.

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How is ovarian cancer typically treated?

Surg+/-Chemo. Ovarian cancer is first treated with surgery and then depending on the findings from surgery chemotherapy may or may not be recommended. Read more...
Surgery. Ovarian cancer is almost always treated first with surgery. The goal is to remove every bit of ovarian cancer from the abdomen, including the tiny nodules you see in the picture. This might involve removing the ovaries and uterus, parts of the bowel or bladder, etc. Chemotherapy may be given after surgery to decrease the risk of ovarian cancer returning, but surgery is first and foremost. Read more...

Who is best trained to treat ovarian cancer?

Two types. Usually having a gynecological oncologist and a medical oncologist is best in managing ovarian cancer. Read more...
A gynecologic. Oncologist specializes in treating female genital tract cancers, both the surgical and chemotherapeutic aspects. Read more...

Please help docs! Is ovarian cancer hard to treat if not caught early?

Yes, harder to treat. The best treatment for ovarian cancer is surgery, and the earlier it is caught, the better the chance for cure. Early ovarian cancer causes vague symptoms like bloating, nausea, constipation, diarrhea, or feelings of pressure. These non-specific symptoms mean ovarian cancer is often not diagnosed until later, when it is harder to treat. Read more...
Yes. It is one of the more difficult cancers to treat especially if not caught early. Read more...

Can someone tell me if ovarian cancer is usually fatal (50-50) or easy to treat?

Ovarian ca. If it is found really early in the stage- it is a curable disease. However the problem is usually it is found at a later stage i.e. Stage 3 or 4. Although at that stages, it is still very treatable, however the recurrence rate for stage 3 is significantly high -and unfortunately stage IV is incurable disease. Read more...