Treatment of early stage ovarian cancer|
Surgery is an integral part of the early stage ovarian cancer. When ovarian cancer is detected the physician will proceed to a complete staging of the ovarian cancer. When surgery is done a surgical staging is done as well. An accurate staging is essential for the treatment of ovarian cancer. Inadequate staging may lead to inappropriate postoperative treatment.....
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Treatment of advanced stage ovarian cancer|
Surgery plays a major role even in advanced stages of ovarian cancer. The goal of surgery in advanced stage of ovarian cancer is to remove maximum amount of cancer tissue. This is called tumor debulking. When an experienced gynecologic oncologist performs surgery; in a stage III ovarian cancer about half of the patients achieve a tumor reduction to the level of less than 1 cm tumor tissue.....
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