Flashcards in Ovary EZ Deck (16):
STIC (serous tubal intraepithelial carcinoma) is the precursor for which type of cancer?
High grade serous cell
-most cases are essentially tubal in origin
Serous borderline tumour is the precursor for which type of cancer?
Low grade serous cell cancer
Which type of ovarian cancers have a strong association with endometriosis of the ovary?
Endometriod and clear cell carcinoma
Endometriod tumours are graded the same as which other tumours?
Which type of ovarian cancers are associated with lynch syndrome?
Endometriod and clear cell
How could you diagnose endometriod/clear cell ovarian cancer?
A tumour of transitional type epithelium, usually benign
(borderline and malignant variants are rare)
Brenner tumours are made from which type of endothelium?
How to remember ovarian epithelial cancers: BE SCUM
These make up 95% of germ cell tumours
Mature teratoma (these are benign) most common malignant = dysgerminoma
Most common malignant germ cell tumour
Which ovarian germ cell tumour would taylor swift get?
Dysgerminoma (because the average age affected is 22, these almost exclusively affect young women)
If your ovarian tumours are bilateral and small, what should you consider?
These may be mets
(commonest: stomach, colon, breast, pancreas)
How are ovarian cancers staged?
Commonest site of ectopic pregnancy