Germ cell tumor stage I ovarian. Definition

Medical Definition: Germ cell tumor stage I ovarian

The tumor is in one or both ovaries. The germ cell tumor of the ovary in Stage I is divided into stages IA, IB and IC. In stage IA, cancer is found in one ovary. In stage IB, cancer is found in both ovaries. In stage IC, cancer is in one or both ovaries, and presents one of the following situations: the cancer is found in the outer surface of one or both ovaries, or the capsule (outer covering) of the tumor broke, or cancer cells are found in the fluid of the peritoneal cavity (the body cavity that contains most of the organs of the abdomen).

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