Ovary – High grade serous carcinoma

by Jason Wasserman, MD PhD FRCPC, reviewed on July 26, 2019 Quick facts: High grade serous carcinoma is a type of ovarian and fallopian tube cancer. It is an aggressive cancer that has often spread to other parts of the pelvis or abdomen by the time it is detected and diagnosed. Women with a Hereditary …
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Fallopian tube – Serous tubal intraepithelial carcinoma (STIC)

by Emily Goebel, MD FRCPC, updated on March 27, 2019 Quick facts: Serous tubal intraepithelial carcinoma (STIC) is a non-invasive type of fallopian tube cancer. STIC starts from the cells that line the inside of the fallopian tube. If left untreated, STIC can turn into an invasive cancer called high grade serous carcinoma. Women with …
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Breast – Invasive ductal carcinoma

This article will help you read and understand your pathology report for invasive ductal carcinoma. by Jason Wasserman, MD PhD FRCPC, reviewed on November 12, 2019 Quick facts: Invasive ductal carcinoma is a type of breast cancer. It is the most common type of breast cancer to affect adult women worldwide. Your pathology report for …
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