ovarian cancer

Treatment for ovarian cancer

Dr. Rakesh Chopra
17 Sep 2018
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Treatment for ovarian cancer is performed with Laparotomy, Lymph Node Dissection, and Omentectomy procedures. These procedures are combined with radiation therapy and chemotherapy.

Timely treatment of ovarian cancer increases survival rate. Some of most common treatments utilized to cure ovarian cancer include surgery such as Omentectomy, Laparotomy, Hysterectomy, Pelvic lymph node dissection, Lymph node dissection, Salpingo Oophorectomy, Retroperitoneal lymph node dissectionemotherapty. Higher stages of ovarian cancer require chemotherapy and radiation therapy also.


Dr. Rakesh Chopra

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Medical Oncologist
Dr. Rakesh Chopra is a Medical Oncologist practicing at Paras Hospitals, Sushant Lok Phase 1, Gurgaon. Dr. Rakesh specializes in Haemato Oncology including Leukemia, Lymphoma, Multiple Myeloma and Bone Marrow Transplant procedures. He has more than four decades of practicing experience in the field of oncology. Dr. Rakesh has completed his MBBS in Delhi University College of Medical Sciences in New Delhi. Further, he pursued MD in Armed Forces Medical College from Pune University. He has completed his internship from Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi. Dr. Rakesh had his oncology training from various top institutions such as Memorial Sloan Kettering Institute and the Jewish Long Island Hospital in New York and The Tata Memorial Hospital in Mumbai. He has been awarded a fellowship for study on bone marrow transplant at Memorial Sloane Kettering Cancer Center by The Varun Mahajan Foundation. He is also a member of Union for International Cancer Control (UICC). Dr. Rakesh has taken his training in New York from Lymphomas Cornell Medical Centre. He was invited as a visiting fellow in M.D. Anderson Cancer Centre situated in Houston, Texas. Dr. Rakesh is a member of different organizations such as Indian Medical Association (IMA), American Society of Hematology (ASH), as well as Indian Cancer Society. Dr. Rakesh Chopra is currently practicing at Paras hospitals in Gurgaon. The team at Paras Hospitals believes that patients do not have to quit their journey of fighting against cancer. The surgical oncology services at the hospital rank on the top list in the region of Delhi-NCR. Book a FREE appointment with Dr. Rakesh Chopra at Elacancer.com.
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