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Dr. Andrew Rynne
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How can ovarian cancer be treated?

Since the diagnosis of ovarian cancer a week ago, I am told that the doctor is so booked I can t have surgery until mid Dec. How fast will this cancer spread in 6 weeks...also since ovarian cancer treatments seem to only last a year until it returns, it would seem that there has been very little improvement in treatments and in lengthening life in the last 40 years, correct?
Tue, 17 Jul 2018
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Hello and Welcome to ‘Ask A Doctor’ service.
I have reviewed your query and here is my advice.

* The presentation of confirmed diagnosis suggest that it requires earliest intervention without delay for preventing further spread to other body systems.
* I recommend to consult alternate onco surgeon for the early surgery.
* So far as recurrence is concerned, it varies on multiple factors which has to be evaluated in person.

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