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Ovarian Cancer: Treatment

Information Summaries from PDQ

Drug Information

  • Drugs Approved for Ovarian Cancer

    This page lists cancer drugs approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for ovarian cancer. The list includes generic names, brand names, and common drug combinations, which are shown in capital letters. The drug names link to NCI's Cancer Drug Information summaries.

Research Findings

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