ovarian tumors

Related to ovarian tumors: Ovarian cancer

ovarian tumors

Tumors of the ovaries, benign or malignant (harmful).
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VBL Therapeutics announced the presentation of human data indicating that the viral anti-cancer investigational therapy VB-111 has potential to stimulate the immune system to induce a strong and durable response against ovarian tumors. Administration of VB-111 was associated with an infiltration of immune cells within the tumor, which was followed by tumor necrosis and sustained clinical response.
The term borderline ovarian tumor (BOT), which accounts for 10%-20% of all epithelial ovarian tumors, was first used by Taylor et al.
Treatment and ovarian preservation in children with ovarian tumors. J Pediatr Surg 2015;50:2116-8.
I could not find a record of the specific diagnoses for the cases he presented but as the seminar was on ovarian tumors, doubtless he included 1 or more from the sex cord-stromal group, always among his favorites for reasons noted below.
The study detected 71 cases of invasive epithelial ovarian cancers and 17 epithelial ovarian tumors of low malignant potential.
The link between talcum powder and ovarian cancer was suggested after researchers noticed that a majority of the ovarian tumors they studied contained talc particles.
Different histological types (but not grade) of synchronous endometrial and ovarian tumors are also good evidence of independent primaries.
Preoperative differentiation of malignant from benign ovarian tumors: the efficacy of morphology indexing and Doppler flow sonography.
A meaningful evolution has occurred over the past 30 years in the evaluation of ovarian tumors. In the 1980s, any palpable ovarian tumor was recommended for surgical removal.
Mature cystic teratomas account for 58% of benign ovarian tumors and up to 44% of all ovarian tumors.