How Is Ovarian Cancer Diagnosed and Treated?

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You would have to go through, usually they do a trans-vaginal ultrasound and then there's a test called CA125 which also tests for a certain level in the blood of serum that would be raised if you had a form of cancer. If a mass were detected the only way to determine ovarian cancer would be surgery, at that point.

So if it was cancerous, they would debulk, they do a debulking process there are tumors and they have to be taken out, and so it's much debulking that can be done, is usually what they do, they are trying to remove as much of the cancer as possibly can and then they do a series of chemotherapy treatments following.