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A 52-year-old postmenopausal woman who was diagnosed with advanced ovarian cancer presents to the clinic to discuss her treatment options. She has had a CT of the abdominal-pelvic region that showed extensive disease extending from her left ovary and involving her uterus along with large pelvic nodes.
What is the best treatment for this patient?
A. Chemotherapy and radiation therapy to the pelvis followed by surgery
B. Paclitaxel and cisplatin therapy followed by CT surveillance
C. Radiation therapy to the abdomen and pelvis
D. Surgical debulking with a postsurgical course of paclitaxel and cisplatin
E. Tumor debulking alone
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