The role of maintenance therapy in ovarian cancer treatment is evolving.
As an extended therapy, maintenance therapy strategies must be effective, tolerable, and convenient. The goal is prolonging progression-free survival while preserving quality of life.
Decisions regarding maintenance therapy require a careful assessment of the risks and benefits for each individual patient.
Strategies for maintenance therapy following frontline treatment as well as following treatment for recurrent disease are currently being evaluated.
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The approval of new maintenance treatments in the front-line and recurrent settings has changed the standard of care for women with ovarian cancer. Increased awareness is needed so that more patients can benefit from these important clinical advancements.