Diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up of borderline ovarian tumors.

  title={Diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up of borderline ovarian tumors.},
  author={Daniela Fischerova and Michal Zik{\'a}n and Pavel Dundr and David Cibula},
  journal={The oncologist},
  volume={17 12},
Borderline ovarian tumors represent a heterogeneous group of noninvasive tumors of uncertain malignant potential with characteristic histology. They occur in younger women, are present at an early stage, and have a favorable prognosis, but symptomatic recurrence and death may be found as long as 20 years after therapy in some patients. The molecular changes in borderline ovarian tumors indicate linkage of this disease to type I ovarian tumors (low-grade ovarian carcinomas). The pathological… CONTINUE READING
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