Ovarian cancer stages: What to know

(Shannon Johnson/ Medical News Today) — A diagnosis of ovarian cancer can be frightening or overwhelming. Prognosis provides a general picture, though the outlook depends on individual factors.

The prognosis of ovarian cancer depends on the stage and factors such as the person’s age and general health.

This article will describe the stages of ovarian cancer, treatment options, and survival rates.

Overview
The stages of ovarian cancer range from 1–4, depending on the size of the tumor and how far it has spread throughout the body.

A gynecologic oncologist, an expert who specializes in cancer of the reproductive organs, typically performs this staging. (…)

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