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Contents
7

How to use this book
8

Chapter 1: Ovarian cancer basics
9

Chapter 1: Contents
10

Chapter 1: Review
16

Chapter 1: What are the ovaries?
11

Chapter 1: How does ovarian cancer start?
12

Chapter 1: How does ovarian cancer spread?
14

Chapter 1: Symptoms of ovarian cancer
15

Chapter 1: Review
16

Chapter 2: Testing for ovarian cancer
17

Chapter 2: Contents
18

Chapter 2: General health tests
18

Chapter 2: Imaging tests
20

Chapter 2: Blood tests
24

Chapter 2: Tissue tests
25

Chapter 2: Review
26

Chapter 3: Cancer staging
27

Chapter 3: Contents
28

Chapter 3: Surgical staging
28

Chapter 3: Staging systems
30

Chapter 3: Ovarian cancer stages
30

Chapter 3: Cancer grades and cell subtypes
33

Chapter 3: Review
34

Chapter 4: Overview of cancer treatments
35

Chapter 4: Contents
36

Chapter 4: Surgical treatment
36

Chapter 4: Chemotherapy
39

Chapter 4: Targeted therapy
41

Chapter 4: Hormone therapy
42

Chapter 4: Clinical trials
43

Chapter 4: Review
46

Chapter 5: Treatment guide
47

Chapter 5: Contents
48

Chapter 5.1: Ovarian LMP tumor
50

Chapter 5.2: Stage I ovarian cancer
54

Chapter 5.3: Stage II, III, and IV ovarian cancer
60

Chapter 5.4: Follow-up after initial treatment
68

Glossary
85

Dictionary
86

Acronyms
92

NCCN Panel Members for Ovarian Cancer
95

NCCN Member Institutions
96

Index
98