Ovarian Cancer

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Ovarian Cancer
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2012-04-28 17:34:22
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Ovarian Cancer
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  1. What are the Risk Factors associated with Ovulation and Ovarian Cancer
    • nulliparity
    • early menarche
    • late menopause
  2. What are the conditions that Limit Ovulation that is Protective for Ovarian Cancer
    • pregnancy
    • breast feeding
    • long term oral contraceptives
  3. Ovarian tumors divided into what 5 major subtypes
    • serous (clear serous fluid)
    • mucinous (viscous fluid)
    • endometrioid
    • clear cell
    • Brenner tumors
  4. Symptoms suggestive of Ovarian Cancer
    • *symptoms present > 12days/month
    • abloating
    • pelvic or abdominal pain
    • difficulty eating or feeling full quick
    • urinary urgency/frequency
  5. Total Abdominal Hysterectomy (TAH)
    • removal of entire uterus
  6. Bilateral Salpingo-Oopherectomy (BSO)
    removal of fallopian tubes and both ovaries
  7. Complete Clinical Remission
    • negative physical exam
    • negative CA-125
    • negative CT with <1cm residual disease
  8. Determination of Drug-Resistance
  9. Stromal tumor tissues
    • granulosa
    • sertoli
    • leydig
    • collagen-producing stromal cells

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