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Title: Jurnal Medical Aradean (Arad Medical Journal)
Abbreviated title: J. Med. Ar.
Publisher: "Vasile Goldis" University Press
Owner: Western University "Vasile Goldis" Arad, Romania
ISSN: 1224-3744
e-ISSN: 2067-7790

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Written by Furau C., Furau G., Dascau V., Paiusan L., Radu A.   
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Authors:Cristian Furău1), Gheorghe Furău1), Voicu Daşcău1), Lucian Păiuşan1), Adriana Radu2), Cristina Onel1), Cristina Para3), Casiana Stănescu4), Corina Ulgut5)
Affiliation:1)”Vasile Goldiş” Western University of Arad, Romania, Ob-Gyn Department
2)”Vasile Goldiş” Western University of Arad, Romania, Anatomopathology Department
3)”Vasile Goldiş” Western University of Arad, Romania, Internal Medicine Department
4)”Vasile Goldiş” Western University of Arad, Romania, Anatomy Department
5)County Clinical Emergency Hospital, Anatomopathology Department, Arad, Romania
Abstract:The purpose of this study is to examine the histological types of ovarian cancer in our hospital during the 2000-2009 interval. The data was collected from the Histopathology Exams (HPE) registers. Ovarian cancer was discovered in 82 cases, representing 6.59% of all genital cancers (1244 cases). There were 78 cases of primary cancer (95.12%) and five cases of ovarian metastatic cancer (6.10%), one patient having a combination of the two. Different types of carcinoma were detected in 72 cases of primary cancers (92.31%) and non-carcinoma types in eight cases (10.39%). Two cases (2.60%) had an association of two cancer types. All five metastases were represented by carcinomas. The mean age of the patients, 51,46±14,28 years, was statistically different from uterine and vulvar ones (p≤0,000001), but not from cervical cancer (p=0.33). The results of our study are similar to those in previous researches regarding the frequency of different histological types and the median age. Ovarian cancer still remains a serious public health issue, thus demanding a well organized screening programme.
Keywords:ovarian cancer, ovarian carcinoma, yolk sac tumor, granulosa tumor, disgerminoma, immature teratoma, Sertoli-Leydig tumor, embrional carcinoma, ovarian metastasis, histology, mean age
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