What are chemotherapy recommendations for recurrent stages III and IV ovarian cancer?

Updated: Dec 06, 2018
  • Author: Shannon M Grabosch, MD; Chief Editor: from Memorial Sloan-Kettering - Yukio Sonoda, MD  more...
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Stages III and IV disease have a high rate of recurrence. These patients should be considered for clinical trials. Treatment is usually with chemotherapy; the regimen choice depends on the time elapsed since previous complete response to platinum-containing chemotherapy.


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