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    Ovarian Germ Cell Tumors Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI] - General Information About Ovarian Germ Cell Tumors

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    Certain factors affect prognosis (chance of recovery and treatment options).

    The prognosis (chance of recovery) and treatment options depend on the following:

    • The type of cancer.
    • The size of the tumor.
    • The stage of cancer (whether it affects part of the ovary, involves the whole ovary, or has spread to other places in the body).
    • The way the cancer cells look under a microscope.
    • The patient's general health.

    Ovarian germ cell tumors are usually cured if found and treated early.

    This information is produced and provided by the National Cancer Institute (NCI). The information in this topic may have changed since it was written. For the most current information, contact the National Cancer Institute via the Internet web site at http:// cancer .gov or call 1-800-4-CANCER.

    WebMD Public Information from the National Cancer Institute

    Last Updated: May 28, 2015
    This information is not intended to replace the advice of a doctor. Healthwise disclaims any liability for the decisions you make based on this information.
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