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How soon after ovarian cancer surgery should I have radiation?

Doctors actually want to start radiation treatment as soon as the ovarian tissues heal. They want to get at the microscopic cells before they start to divide. Healing from ovarian cancer surgery usually takes four to six weeks.

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