Rare types of ovarian cancer

Teratoma of the ovary, stromal tumours and sarcomas are all rare types of ovarian cancer. Find out more about them.


Germ cell ovarian tumours

Germ cell ovarian tumours are rare and usually affect girls and young women up to their early 30's. Ovarian teratoma is the most common type.

Sex cord stromal tumours

Sex cord stromal ovarian tumours can be non cancerous (benign) or cancerous (malignant). Granulosa cell tumours are the most common type.

Last reviewed: 
27 Apr 2016
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