This unique guide for ovarian cancer gives women crucial medical information to improve the chance for lengthy remission and cure, as well as emotional support for the journey. Although many ovarian cancers are discovered after they have spread, having information about surgery and best practices can be life-saving. For example, choosing a surgeon from the new specialty of gynecologic oncology for staging and de-bulking surgeries strongly impacts survival. Women need to at least consider newer chemotherapy and biological treatments in research trials. Women also want to hear the stories of others who live with the ambiguity of remission. Ovarian Cancer includes: Ten things to know at the time of diagnosis, for optimal outcomeHow choosing a gynecologic oncology surgeon impacts survivalWhen and how you can consider newer treatments, now in clinical trialsStories of dozens of women living with ovarian cancer, some for many years"Questions for Your Doctor" for all decision pointsA focus on epithelial cancers, the most common and difficult to treat, with additional information on germ cell, sex cord-stromal cell, and low malignant potential ovarian cancersNoted cancer writer Kristine Conner and patient advocate Lauren Langford provide ovarian cancer patients with a supportive and much-needed resource.Conner, Kristine is the author of 'Ovarian Cancer Your Guide to Taking Control', published 2003 under ISBN 9780596500160 and ISBN 0596500165.