Immature teratoma of the ovary

What is an immature teratoma? An immature teratoma is a type of ovarian cancer. It develops from specialized germ cells in the ovary. Because teratomas start from a type of cell that has the ability to turn into any other type of cell, teratomas may contain a variety of tissue types including skin, brain, intestine, …
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Carcinosarcoma of the uterus

What is carcinosarcoma of the uterus? Uterine carcinosarcoma is a type of cancer that develops in the uterus. It is called carcinosarcoma because, unlike most tumours, it is made up of two parts – a carcinoma¬†and a sarcoma – that look different when examined under the microscope. Another name for carcinosarcoma is malignant mixed Mullerian …
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Adenocarcinoma in situ (AIS) of the cervix

What is adenocarcinoma in situ of the cervix? Adenocarcinoma in situ (AIS) is a non-invasive type of cervical cancer. The disease starts from glands in a part of the cervix called the endocervical canal. If not treated, AIS can turn into a type of invasive cancer called endocervical adenocarcinoma. What causes adenocarcinoma in situ in …
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