Ovarian Epithelial Cancer Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI] - General Information About Ovarian Epithelial Cancer
Certain factors affect treatment options and prognosis (chance of recovery).
The prognosis (chance of recovery) and treatment options depend on the following:
- The stage of the cancer.
- The type and size of the tumor.
- Whether all of the tumor can be removed by surgery.
- The patient's age and general health.
- Whether the cancer has just been diagnosed or has recurred (come back).