NCCN Guidelines for Patients® | Ovarian Cancer - page 53

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NCCN Guidelines for Patients
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: Ovarian cancer
Version 1.2013
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Part 5: Tools
Webpages
National Cancer Institute
American Cancer Society
Ovarian Cancer Research Fund
NCCN
nccn.com/type-of-cancer/ovarian-cancer/1270.html
Review of Part 5
Chemotherapy is the use of drugs to treat cancer.
Chemotherapy kills all cells that grow and divide quickly.
Chemotherapy may be given as an injection into a vein, called IV (
i
ntra
v
enous) chemotherapy.
Chemotherapy may be given as an injection into your abdomen, called IP (
i
ntra
p
eritoneal)
chemotherapy.
A treatment response is an improvement related to treatment.
A clinical trial is a type of research that studies a test or treatment.
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