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    Before you start to search for the best ovarian cancer treatment, find out whether your doctor's treatment plan is the best standard treatment. There are at least two ways to do it: check whether your doctor's plan follows the national comprehensive cancer network's guidelines; or send your ovarian cancer treatment plan to elite hospital/ doctors and let them give your second opinion.

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    Is Your Ovarian Cancer Treatment the Best, Up-to-Date? NCCN Guidelines for Diagnosis, Treatments, Supportive Care, by Top Experts, Updated Annually or Whenever Needed. for Patients; for Doctors
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    Unless you are fully cured, cancer may come back or it is too advanced to be treated. Standard ovarian cancer treatment is limited in dealing with these situations. Most of cancer patients need to actively search for better treatment to prevent recurrence, or for advanced stage.

    If your ovarian cancer is treated appropriately by your doctor, the 5 year ovarian rate for patients is as following:

Ovarian Cancer Stage: 5 Year Survival:
    Stage 1     90%
    Stage 2     70%
    Stage 3     15-20% (longer now)
    Stage 4     1-5%

    People may be confused (for a good reason): if my standard treatment can't offer a cure, is it likely that there is a better melanoma treatment? The answer is a fortunate yes for the following reasons: first, there are new emerging treatments; second, there are better treatments developed in other parts of the world and they are not yet available in US; third there are effective treatments that are not yet subjected to scientific study.

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