When the relationship of parity with the ovarian tumors
was analyzed, it was observed that benign tumors were maximum (3 7%) in the group having 3-5 children while malignant tumors were common in group having two or less children (8.
The researchers also analyzed the genome of ovarian tumors
and found allelic imbalances that may identify ovarian tumors
that also are more sensitive to platinum-based chemotherapies.
According to the company, OVA1 is a blood test for pre-surgical assessment of ovarian tumors
for malignancy, using a unique multi-biomarker approach.
Objective: To determine the accuracy of cytology in intraoperative diagnosis of ovarian tumors
and to compare it with frozen section (F.
generally remain asymptomatic, until they are discovered due to their large size or related complications.
K-ras mutation status was not correlated with either FIGO stage or histologic type, whereas the presence of K-ras mutations was significantly higher in well-differentiated ovarian tumors
than in moderately or poorly differentiated ones (P = 0.
When the investigators looked at cancer cells growing in lab dishes, they detected B7-H1 in several lines derived from lung and ovarian tumors
However, patients who seek infertility services have a significantly higher rate of borderline ovarian tumors
of low malignant potential than women in the general population.
We are miles away from detecting the most deadly ovarian tumors
at this early stage," said Stanford biochemistry professor Patrick Brown, MD, PhD, "but now we have a chance of actually designing an effective test that will allow us to treat them before they become deadly.
Diagnosis and management of malignant germ cell ovarian tumors
in young females.
3-5] Other than invasive epithelial ovarian tumors
, there exist a group of benign epithelial ovarian tumors
and another group of low malignant potential, referred to as borderline epithelial tumors.
This study was designed to find out frequency of various histological patterns of ovarian tumors
in patients attending Pathology Department of a teaching institute in Lahore.