If I've Been Diagnosed with Ovarian Cancer, What Should I Ask My Doctor?

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The key questions you need to ask your physician in terms of what is the right treatment for me, ovarian cancer is again, a multidisciplinary treatment group that treats ovarian cancer. We generally have a surgical oncologist who may or may not do the medical oncology which is the chemotherapy. And I think that one of the key questions is, what is your experience with ovarian cancer?

How many individuals have you treated with ovarian cancer and what is your approach to treating a ovarian cancer? I think that it's important also that patient have a really good relationship with their oncologist also because that's a person who you're putting your life in their hands, so you need to make sure that you're confident and comfortable with that oncologist and their answers to your questions.