Ovarian Cancer: What You Need to Know

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  • Black Women and Ovarian Cancer
  • How Common Is It?
  • What Are The Screening Options?
  • Ovarian Cancer Treatment
  • Does an Ovarian Cyst Mean Cancer?
  • September Is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month
  • What is Ovarian Cancer?
  • How Does It Form?
  • The Four Stages of Ovarian Cancer
  • Symptoms and Signs on Ovarian Cancer

Ovarian Cancer Treatment

Common treatment for ovarian cancer once it’s been diagnosed is surgery to remove the tumors; chemotherapy that uses chemicals in the blood to kill cancer cells; or radiation therapy, which uses X-rays to shrink tumors. 

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