borderline ovarian tumor

bor·der·line ovarian tu·mor

an ovarian surface epithelial tumor in which the growth pattern is intermediate between benign and malignant; includes mucinous, serous, endometrioid, and Brenner tumors of the ovary; highly curable but may recur after surgical removal.

bor·der·line o·var·i·an tu·mor

(bōr'dĕr-līn ō-var'ē-ăn tū'mŏr)
An ovarian surface epithelial tumor in which the growth pattern is intermediate between benign and malignant; includes mucinous, serous, endometrioid, and Brenner tumors of the ovary; highly curable but may recur after surgical removal.
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The final histologic findings demonstrated Demons' pseudosyndrome which is an unusual situation when it's related to a borderline ovarian tumor (8).
A patient with a borderline ovarian tumor may have pain, bloating, or have just a pressure sensation.
Eight women underwent surgery based on the ROCA results, three of whom had invasive but earlystage ovarian cancers, two who had borderline ovarian tumors, and three who had benign ovarian tumors.
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Additionally, benign conditions such as endosalpingiosis may be extremely difficult to differentiate from borderline ovarian tumors (tumors of low malignant potential) or low-grade serous carcinomas in cytologic specimens.
Borderline Ovarian Tumors (Ovarian cancer of low malignant potential).
Oncologists, obstetricians and gynecologists, and other physicians from North America and Europe address the prevention, features, management, diagnosis, and multidisciplinary approach to cervical cancer and precancerous lesions, uterine cancer, epithelial ovarian cancer, borderline ovarian tumors, germ cell tumors of the ovary, cancer of the vulva, and gestational trophoblastic disease, and future directions in treatment, including laparoscopy and robotic-assisted surgery, innovations in radiotherapy, hormonal treatment, biomarkers, integrative medicine, and multidisciplinary palliative care.
Results from a large Dutch cohort study of 25,152 women using linked medical records to identify women who had been seen for infertility and/or treated with IVF from 1983 to 1995 showed that borderline ovarian tumors accounted for most of the increase in risk after a median 15 years of follow-up.
LOS ANGELES - Conservative surgery for borderline ovarian tumors resulted in 100% survival without any recurrences and preserved fertility in some cases in a retrospective study of 25 patients.
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