sex cord stromal tumour

Sex cord-stromal tumour

What is a sex cord-stromal tumour? The term sex cord-stromal tumour (SCT) refers to a group of tumours that start from specialized sex cord or stromal cells normally found in the ovary. Types of ovarian tumours in this group include fibroma, thecoma, adult-type granulosa cell tumour, juvenile-type granulosa cell tumour, and Sertoli-Leydig cell tumour. Are …
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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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