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pelvic serous carcinoma

Tuesday 30 November 2010

It has been proposed that the presence of tubal intraepithelial carcinoma (TIC), in association with one-third to nearly half of pelvic serous carcinomas, is evidence of fallopian tube origin for high-grade serous carcinomas that would have been otherwise classified as primary ovarian or peritoneal.

References

- Are all pelvic (nonuterine) serous carcinomas of tubal origin? Przybycin CG, Kurman RJ, Ronnett BM, Shih IeM, Vang R. Am J Surg Pathol. 2010 Oct;34(10):1407-16. PMID: 20861711