Questions to Ask Your Doctor

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  • I am newly diagnosed with metastatic ovarian cancer, and this is a follow-up visit.
  • I have metastatic ovarian cancer, and I have questions about treatment.
  • I have metastatic ovarian cancer, and I’m having problems.

I am newly diagnosed with metastatic ovarian cancer, and this is a follow-up visit.

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin, MD on February 07, 2019

  1. What does metastatic ovarian cancer really mean? Which type do I have?
  2. Will I need both of my ovaries removed?
  3. Where has my cancer spread?
  4. What is the best treatment for me? What are the side effects?
  5. Can I have children?

I have metastatic ovarian cancer, and I have questions about treatment.

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin, MD on February 07, 2019

  1. How long will I need treatment like chemotherapy or hormone therapy?
  2. How will I know if it’s working?
  3. What are the side effects?
  4. How will it affect my daily life?
  5. Are there other treatments I can try?

I have metastatic ovarian cancer, and I’m having problems.

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin, MD on February 07, 2019

  1. Did my ovarian cancer spread more?
  2. Are there other treatments I can try? What are their side effects?
  3. What can help me feel better?
  4. Should I consider a clinical trial?
  5. Where can I go for support?