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NCCN Guidelines for Patients

®

:

Ovarian Cancer, Version 1.2017

Ovarian Cancer

Contents

6 How to use this book 7 Part 1 Ovarian cancer

Explains where ovarian cancer starts, how

it spreads, and the symptoms it may cause.

13 Part 2 Testing for ovarian cancer

Describes the tests doctors use to find and

confirm (diagnose) ovarian cancer and plan

treatment.

22 Part 3 Cancer staging

Explains how doctors assess and rate the

extent of ovarian cancer in your body.

34 Part 4 Overview of cancer treatments

Describes the treatments that are used for

ovarian cancer.

44 Part 5 Treatment guide for epithelial ovarian cancer

Presents the recommended course of

action for epithelial ovarian cancer from

diagnosis to after cancer treatment.

63 Part 6 Treatment guide for LCOH (less common types of ovarian histopathologies)

Presents the recommended course of

action for less common types of ovarian

cancer from diagnosis to after cancer

treatment.

81 Part 7 Making treatment decisions

Offers tips for getting a treatment plan that

meets all your needs.

88 Glossary

Dictionary

Acronyms

98 NCCN Panel Members 99 NCCN Member Institutions 100 Index