What should I ask my doctor once diagnosed with ovarian cancer?

Nimesh P. Nagarsheth, MD
Gynecologic Oncology

Find out your doctor's qualifications for treating ovarian cancer, learn about your treatment plan and be sure to ask the difficult questions, suggests Nimesh Nagarsheth, MD, a gynecolgic oncologist at The Mount Sinai Medical Center, in this video.

Elizabeth Poynor, MD
Gynecologic Oncology

Two important questions for your doctor:

  • What is your experience treating ovarian cancer?
  • What is your approach to treating it?

In this video, Elizabeth Poynor, MD, PhD, a gynecologist-oncologist in New York City, offers her advice.

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