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Managing the patient

  • Krishnansu Tewari
  • Bradley Monk
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Abstract

The management of ovarian cancer is based on the type of cancer (e.g, epithelial versus malignant germ cell) and the stage of the cancer. Other factors that may also be taken into account when determining a therapeutic program include patient age, childbearing status, ongoing medical comorbidities, and nutritional status.

Keywords

Overall Survival Ovarian Cancer Epithelial Ovarian Cancer National Comprehensive Cancer Network National Comprehensive Cancer Network 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Krishnansu Tewari
    • 1
  • Bradley Monk
    • 2
  1. 1.University of California, Irvine Medical Gynecologic Oncology GroupOrangeUSA
  2. 2.St Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center Division of Gynecologic OncologyPhoenixUSA

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