Epithelial Ovarian Cancer ( Forms in the tissue covering the ovary)
- clear cell
- mixed epithelial
Germ Cell Ovarian Cancer ( forms in the egg cells of the ovary)
- yolk sac tumor
Sex Cord Stromal(forms in the sex cord/ ovarian follicles)
- granulosa cell
Source:John Hopkins Pathology (http://ovariancancer.jhmi.edu/home.cfm). The site offers excellent description of each of these different types and subtypes.
It is important that if you are diagnosed with ovarian cancer you know the type . The type of cancer you have may influence the treatment you have.
More on treatment tomorrow.
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