Removal of one (unilateral) or both (bilateral) fallopian tubes.
When a tumour has spread from its place of origin. This is also called metastasis.
The staging of ovarian cancer gives doctors important information about the disease and which kind of treatment would be best. It describes how far the cancer has spread. The FIGO staging system is used which goes from 1 to 4 (1 is the earliest stage).
Given by injection under the skin.
A surgical opening on the outside of the abdomen to allow for elimination of bowel or bladder waste.