In general, the course of treatment is determined by the stage of the cancer. Stages range from I to IV based on the cancer's specific characteristics, such as whether it has spread beyond the ovaries. Surgery is the main treatment for ovarian cancer. Following surgery, women with higher-stage tumors may receive chemotherapy. Women can also consider enrolling in clinical trials that are investigating new types of treatments.
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