NCCN Guidelines for Patients
Ovarian Cancer, Version 1.2017
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 theNCCN Quick Guide™
series for ovarian cancer. NCCN
also offers patient books on breast cancer, lung cancer, melanoma, and many
other cancer types. VisitNCCN.org/patients
for the full library of patient books,
summaries, and other resources.