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  1. Treatment Option Overview

    There are different types of treatment for patients with ovarian low malignant potential tumor. Different types of treatment are available for patients with ovarian low malignant potential tumor. Some treatments are standard (the currently used treatment),and some are being tested in clinical trials. Before starting treatment,patients may want to think about taking part in a clinical trial. ..

  2. Treatment Options by Stage

    Stage I and II Ovarian Epithelial Cancer Treatment of stage I and stage II ovarian epithelial cancer may include the following: Total abdominal hysterectomy,bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy,and omentectomy. Lymph nodes and other tissues in the pelvis and abdomen are removed and examined under the microscope to look for cancer cells. Total abdominal hysterectomy,unilateral ...

  3. Stages of Ovarian Epithelial Cancer

    After ovarian epithelial cancer has been diagnosed,tests are done to find out if cancer cells have spread within the ovaries or to other parts of the body. The process used to find out if cancer has spread within the ovary or to other parts of the body is called staging. The information gathered from the staging process determines the stage of the disease. It is important to know the stage in .

  4. Get More Information From NCI

    Sources of further information about Ovarian Cancer Screening.

  5. Get More Information From NCI

    Sources of further information about Ovarian Germ Cell Tumors Treatment.

  6. Stage I Ovarian Germ Cell Tumors

    Note: Some citations in the text of this section are followed by a level of evidence. The PDQ editorial boards use a formal ranking system to help the reader judge the strength of evidence linked to the reported results of a therapeutic strategy. (Refer to the PDQ summary on Levels of Evidence for more information.) Dysgerminomas STANDARD TREATMENT OPTIONS: For patients with stage I ...

  7. Treatment Options for Ovarian Low Malignant Potential Tumors

    Surgery is the standard treatment for early stage ovarian low malignant potential tumor.

  8. Recurrent Ovarian Germ Cell Tumors

    Dysgerminomas STANDARD TREATMENT OPTIONS: Cisplatin-based chemotherapy has been used effectively for patients with recurrent dysgerminoma with and without adjuvant radiation therapy.[ 1 ] Other germ cell tumors STANDARD TREATMENT OPTIONS: Patients with recurrent germ cell tumors of the ovary other than pure dysgerminoma should be treated with chemotherapy,the type of which is determined by ...

  9. About PDQ

    PDQ IS A COMPREHENSIVE CANCER DATABASE AVAILABLE ON NCI'S WEB SITE. PDQ is the National Cancer Institute's (NCI's) comprehensive cancer information database. Most of the information contained in PDQ is available online at NCI's Web site. PDQ is provided as a service of the NCI. The NCI is part of the National Institutes of Health,the federal government's focal point for biomedical research. .

  10. Get More Information From NCI

    Sources of further information about Ovarian Epithelial Cancer Treatment.

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