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Resources for Deciding on Treatment

Chemotherapy

Detailed information on chemotherapy for treatment of gynecological cancers

FDA-Approved Drugs

The following drugs have been approved since the year 2000 for the treatment of ovarian cancer.

Surgery

Detailed information the most common types of surgery to treat cancer, including biopsy, endoscopy, laparoscopy, laparotomy, laser surgery, cryosurgery, electrosurgery, and excisional surgery

Hysterectomy

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.
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