borderline tumour

borderline tumour

A term used for neoplasms with many histologic criteria of malignancy, of which the future behaviour is uncertain.
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13] showed that out of 545 patients with epithelial ovarian cancer, 49 were under 35 years of age, with most of them having histopathological features of borderline tumour.
High-grade serous carcinoma arising in a low-grade serous carcinoma and micropapillary serous borderline tumour of the ovary in a 23-year-old woman.
Early results from the UK Collaborative Trial of Ovarian Cancer Screening (UKCTOCS) trial detected ovarian cancer or borderline tumours in 87 women and missed picking up 13 women who went on to develop the disease within a year of screening.
Out of 100,000 women, 87 were found to have ovarian cancer or borderline tumours.