How are ovarian carcinomas and sarcomas treated?

Updated: Aug 10, 2020
  • Author: Andrew E Green, MD; Chief Editor: Yukio Sonoda, MD  more...
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Small-cell carcinoma is treated with surgery and chemotherapy, but the prognosis is poor.

Mixed mesodermal sarcoma or carcinosarcoma should be treated with surgery (see Epithelial Ovarian Cancer - Treatment), followed by platinum-containing chemotherapy. Prognosis is poor.

Treatment of metastatic tumors of the ovary relates to the primary site.


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