granulosa cell tumour

Juvenile type granulosa cell tumour

A juvenile type granulosa cell tumour (GCT) is a rare and slow-growing type of ovarian cancer that typically develops in girls and women before 30 years of age. The tumour is composed of immature (primitive) appearing granulosa cells. Mature granulosa cells are normally found in the ovary where they produce the hormone estrogen and support …
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Adult type granulosa cell tumour

An adult type granulosa cell tumour (GCT), a rare and slow-growing ovarian cancer, originates from specialized granulosa cells in the ovary. Adult type GCTs belong to a category of ovarian tumours called sex-cord stromal tumours. Despite its name, this type of cancer can occur at any age although the majority of patients are perimenopausal. What …
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