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Ovarian cancer is a disease that affects an estimated 1 out of 69 women. There are a few different types:
 
 
Once a diagnosis is confirmed, the stage is determined -- or the extent to which the disease has spread, if at all. This information is important because it helps determine a woman's treatment plan. Surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation therapy are all methods of treating this condition, and many women use a combination of these things.
 
(Click Ovarian Cancer to learn more, including information on how the disease is diagnosed, possible risk factors, the expected prognosis, and more.)
 
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