Ovarian tumor

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Ovarian tumors, or ovarian neoplasms, are tumors arising from the ovary. They can be benign or malignant (ovarian cancer).

Benign tumors[edit]

A benign tumor of the ovary, discovered during a C-section; this is a 4 cm teratoma

Benign tumors of the ovary include ovarian cysts, such as borderline tumor cysts.


A pathological specimen of ovarian carcinoma.

Ovarian cancer is classified according to the histology of the tumor, obtained in a pathology report. Histology dictates many aspects of clinical treatment, management, and prognosis.