A Second Surgery Can Improve Survival for Women with Recurring Ovarian Cancer, Study Shows

A Second Surgery Can Improve Survival for Women with Recurring Ovarian Cancer, Study Shows
Follow-up surgery to remove all traces of cancer can improve the survival of women whose ovarian cancer returned after initial surgery and chemotherapy, a Norwegian study shows. In the study, researchers found that a secondary surgery delayed the reappearance of new cancer for two years. The median overall survival rate for these patients was at least six

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