Treatment Options by Stage
Early Stage Ovarian Low Malignant Potential Tumors (Stage
Surgery is the
standard treatment for early
stage ovarian low malignant potential tumor. The type of surgery usually depends on
whether a woman plans to have children.
For women who plan to have children, surgery is either:
- unilateral salpingo-oophorectomy; or
- partial oophorectomy.
To prevent recurrence of
disease, most doctors recommend surgery to remove the remaining ovarian tissue
when a woman no longer plans to have children.
For women who do not plan to have children, treatment may
be hysterectomy and
Late Stage Ovarian Low Malignant Potential Tumors (Stage
Treatment for late stage ovarian low malignant potential tumor may
be hysterectomy, bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy, and
lymph node dissection may also be