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Advanced Ovarian Cancer

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Can someone define what advanced stage ovarian cancer is? Is that when it has spread a far distance in the body from the original site, such as the brain or lungs? I always thought stage 4 was advanced and stage 1 was low grade and stage 2 and 3 were somewhere in between.

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From what I understand, advanced is anything stage 3 or above. The cancer has spread from place of origin and the mets are spread to nearby areas. Stage 4 is when the cancer has spread to distant areas.

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