Ovarian cancer, childhood

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Ovarian cancer, childhood

Ovarian cancer is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the ovary. Most ovarian tumors in children are benign and occur most often in females ages 15 to 19 years. The risk of ovarian cancer is increased by having one of the following conditions: Ollier disease, Maffucci syndrome, and Peutz-Jeghers syndrome. The symptoms of ovarian cancer include: painful menstrual periods, a lump in the abdomen, pain or swelling in the abdomen, having male sex traits such as a deep voice and body hair, and early signs of puberty.

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Last Updated: 20 Jul 2018

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Pre-Conditioning Effects of Anti-Macrophage Therapy Using PD 0360324 in Recurrent Platinum-Resistant Epithelial Ovarian Cancer
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Malignant Neoplasm of Female Genital Organs

 

Last Updated: 2 Aug 2018

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Debulking Surgery in Ovarian Cancer
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Malignant Neoplasm of Ovary; Malignant Neoplasm of Fallopian Tube; Malignant Neoplasm of Peritoneum

 

Last Updated: 4 May 2018

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