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NCCN Guidelines for Patients



Ovarian Cancer, Version 1.2017

Ovarian Cancer


that you have cancer

can be overwhelming.

The goal of this book is to help you get the best care. It explains which tests and

treatments are recommended by experts in ovarian cancer.

The National Comprehensive Cancer Network




) is a not-for-profit

alliance of 27 leading cancer centers. Experts from NCCN have written treatment

guidelines for doctors who treat ovarian cancer. These treatment guidelines

suggest what the best practice is for cancer care. The information in this patient

book is based on the guidelines written for doctors.

This book focuses on the treatment of ovarian cancer. Key points of the book

are summarized in the

NCCN Quick Guide™

series for ovarian cancer. NCCN

also offers patient books on breast cancer, lung cancer, melanoma, and many

other cancer types. Visit

for the full library of patient books,

summaries, and other resources.