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1

STIC (serous tubal intraepithelial carcinoma) is the precursor for which type of cancer?

High grade serous cell

-most cases are essentially tubal in origin

2

Serous borderline tumour is the precursor for which type of cancer?

Low grade serous cell cancer

3

Which type of ovarian cancers have a strong association with endometriosis of the ovary?

Endometriod and clear cell carcinoma

4

Endometriod tumours are graded the same as which other tumours?

Uterine

5

Which type of ovarian cancers are associated with lynch syndrome?

Endometriod and clear cell

6

How could you diagnose endometriod/clear cell ovarian cancer?

Ascitic fluid

7

A tumour of transitional type epithelium, usually benign

Brenner

(borderline and malignant variants are rare)

8

Brenner tumours are made from which type of endothelium?

Transitional epithelium

9

How to remember ovarian epithelial cancers: BE SCUM

Brenner
Endometriod

Serous
Clear cell
Undifferentiated
Mucinous

10

These make up 95% of germ cell tumours

Mature teratoma (these are benign) most common malignant = dysgerminoma

11

Most common malignant germ cell tumour

Dysgerminoma

12

Which ovarian germ cell tumour would taylor swift get?

Dysgerminoma (because the average age affected is 22, these almost exclusively affect young women)

13

If your ovarian tumours are bilateral and small, what should you consider?

These may be mets
(commonest: stomach, colon, breast, pancreas)

14

How are ovarian cancers staged?

Figo staging

15

Commonest site of ectopic pregnancy

Fallopian tube

16

Female of reproductive age with amenorrhoea and acute hypotension or an acute abdomen

Ectopic pregnancy