NCCN Guidelines for Patients: Ovarian Cancer

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Below is a list of topics in this book, available at the Don and Cathy Jacobs Health Education Center at the University of Kentucky.

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How to Use This Book

Part 1: Ovarian Cancer Basics

Part 2: Testing for Ovarian Cancer

Part 3:Cancer Staging

Part 4: Overview of Cancer Treatments

Part 5: Treatment Guide

Part 6: Making Treatment Decisions

Glossary

Dictionary

Appendix

100 Questions and Answers about Ovarian Cancer by Don S. Dizon, M.D & Dorinda Sparacio

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Below is a list of topics covered in this book, available at the Don and Cathy Jacobs Health Education Center at the University of Kentucky.

Introduction

Preface

Part 1: The Basics

Where are my ovaries? What do they do?

What does it mean to have cancer?

What is a cyst? Is it related to ovarian cancer? How do a complex ovarian cyst and a simple cyst differ?

Part 2: Risk factors, diagnosis and staging of ovarian cancer

What does it mean to have ovarian cancer?

What are the risk factors for ovarian cancer?

Is hormone replacement therapy associated with ovarian cancer?

Part 3: Treatment of Ovarian Cancer

How do I decide where to be treated?

Who’s involved in my treatment?

Who should do my surgery?

Part 4: Coping with treatment-related side effects

Should I take special precautions while on chemotherapy?

What kind of diet should I follow while on treatment? What about after treatment?

Will I be able to tolerate treatment if I am older?

Part 5: Symptom Management

How does ovarian cancer cause abdominal pain?

What can I do for constipation?

How do I manage pain?

Part 6: Relapse

How can my ovarian cancer come back if my ovaries have been removed?

What happens if the cancer comes back?

How do you make a diagnosis of recurrence?

Part 7: If treatment fails

How do I know when it’s time to stop treatment?

What is a PEG tube? Do I need one?

Does intravenous feeding play a role?

Part 8: Prevention, Screening and Advocacy

Can I protect myself from getting ovarian cancer?

Can I get ovarian cancer if I’ve had my ovaries removed?

Will fertility drugs increase my risk of ovarian cancer?

Additional resources

Glossary

Index

 

 

A Guide to Survivorship for Women Who Have Ovarian Cancer by Robert E. Bristow, M.D, Terri L. Cornelison, M.D, & F.J. Montz, M.D

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Below is the list of topics covered in this book, available at the Don and Cathy Jacobs Health Education Center at the University of Kentucky.

Introduction

  1. What is Ovarian Cancer?
  2. Surgery for Ovarian Cancer
  3. Chemotherapy
  4. The Side-Effects of Chemotherapy
  5. Radiation Therapy
  6. Nutrition
  7. Controlling Pain and Suffering
  8. Adding Quality to Life
  9. Integrative Medicine for Ovarian Cancer

A Personal Perspective on Image Recovery

10. Image Recovery

A personal perspective on taking care of social needs

11. Taking Care of Social Needs

A personal perspective on genetic testing

12. Genetic Testing

A Personal Perspective on Therapy Completion and Surveillence

13. Therapy Completion and Surveillence

A Personal Perspective on Coping with Recurrence, Maintaining HopeĀ & Connecting with the Survivor Community

14. Coping with Recurrence, Maintaining Hope, & Connecting with the Survivor Community

A Personal Perspective on Considering the End of Life

A Personal Perspective on Making Decisions About the End of Life

15. Decisions at the End of Life

16. Death and the Process of Dealing with Loss

17. Survivorship

Resources

Notes

List of Contributors

Index