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Deciding on Treatment

  • Ovarian Cancer: Treatment Choices

    Learn about the different types of treatment for ovarian cancer.

  • Chemotherapy

    Detailed information on chemotherapy for treatment of gynecological cancers

  • Ovarian Cancer: Chemotherapy

    Chemotherapy (chemo) uses anticancer medicines to kill cancer cells. The medicines are made to attack and kill cancer cells that grow quickly. Learn more about chemo for ovarian cancer.

  • Ovarian Cancer: Surgery

    Surgery is a common part of ovarian cancer treatment. Learn about the different types of surgery for this cancer.

  • Hysterectomy

    Hysterectomy is surgery to remove the uterus. Your healthcare provider may also remove one or both ovaries, and the fallopian tubes. In some cases, he or she may remove other parts of the reproductive system.

  • 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. They develop and evaluate the effectiveness of new treatments and therapies for diseases.