Deciding on Treatment
Types of Treatment for Ovarian Cancer
Detailed information on chemotherapy for treatment of gynecological cancers
Chemotherapy for Ovarian Cancer
- FDA-Approved Drugs
The following drugs have been approved since the year 2000 for the treatment of ovarian cancer.
Types of Surgery for Ovarian Cancer
Detailed information the most common types of surgery to treat cancer, including biopsy, endoscopy, laparoscopy, laparotomy, laser surgery, cryosurgery, electrosurgery, and excisional surgery
Hysterectomy is the surgical removal of the uterus. Different portions of the uterus, as well as other organs, may be removed at the same time.
Radiation Therapy for Ovarian Cancer
Radiation therapy kills cancer cells with the use of high energy X-rays. The type most often used for ovarian cancer is called external beam radiation.
About Clinical Trials: Information from the National Cancer Institute
Clinical trials are studies, managed by government agencies, educational institutions, private not-for-profit organizations, or commercial businesses, to develop, produce, and evaluate the effectiveness of new treatments and therapies for diseases.