Mucinous carcinoma of the ovary

What is mucinous carcinoma of the ovary? Mucinous carcinoma is a type of ovarian cancer. It develops from the tissue on the inside of the ovary. The tumour is usually made up of many small spaces. Pathologists call these spaces cysts. The walls of the cysts can be thin or thick and more solid areas may be …
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Mucinous cystadenoma (ovary)

What is mucinous cystadenoma? A mucinous cystadenoma is a non-cancerous type of ovarian tumour.  While these tumours are non-cancerous, they can grow to be very large in size and can cause significant symptoms for many patients. The ovary The ovaries are part of the female reproductive tract. The ovaries are small organs that are located …
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Mucinous borderline tumour of the ovary

What is a mucinous borderline tumour? A mucinous borderline tumour is a non-cancerous type of ovarian tumour. While the tumour is considered non-cancerous, it is associated with a small risk of turning into cancer over time. The behaviour of this tumour is thought to fall somewhere in between a mucinous cystadenoma which is a non-cancerous …
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