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Treatment of recurrent ovarian cancer   

       Patients who had good response to previous chemotherapy and had a remission lasting for more than 6 months is usually retreated with the same drug combination. Others may receive different chemotherapy drugs. The following is a list of chemotherapy drugs commonly used for recurrent ovarian cancer
  • Carboplatin
  • Cisplatin
  • Paclitaxel
  • Topotecan
  • Liposomal doxorubicin (Doxil)
  • Gemcitabine
  • Navelbine
  • VP-16

      These agents may put the cancer back in remission for a variable period of time.

Treatment of recurrent ovarian cancer

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