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fallopian tubes

[fa-lo-pee-uhn] the tubes on either side of the uterus through which eggs travel from the ovaries to the uterus. See also uterus, ovaries.

Can Removing Fallopian Tubes Prevent Cancer ?

... have a hysterectomy, removing the fallopian tubes would lead to women going
through menopause earlier. One concern is that tube removal would ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/news/expertvoices/post/2012/08/28/can-removing-fallopian-tubes-prevent-cancer-.aspx

How is ovarian cancer staged?

... T1c: The tumor is in one or both fallopian tubes and has either grown through
the outer wall of the tube or cancer cells are found in fluid taken from ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/ovariancancer/detailedguide/ovarian-cancer-staging

August 2012

... tube cancer than microscopic ovarian cancer in women with a BRCA1 or
BRCA2 mutation when they have their ovaries and fallopian tubes ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/news/expertvoices/2012/08/default.aspx

What's new in ovarian cancer research and treatment?

... According to this theory, the early changes of these cancers can start in the
fallopian tubes. Cells from these very early fallopian tube cancers can ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/ovariancancer/detailedguide/ovarian-cancer-new-research

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... fallopian tube removal will reduce their risk beyond the extent to which it will
be lowered from hysterectomy or tubal ligation that leaves the tubes in ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/news/expertvoices/category/feed/debbie-saslow.aspx

Can ovarian cancer be prevented?

... In fact, sometimes early fallopian tube cancers are found unexpectedly when
the fallopian tubes are removed as a part of a risk-reducing surgery. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/ovariancancer/detailedguide/ovarian-cancer-prevention

What is ovarian cancer?

... Some experts believe that PPC may start in the cells lining the fallopian
tubes. ... Fallopian tube cancer. This is another rare cancer. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/ovariancancer/detailedguide/ovarian-cancer-what-is-ovarian-cancer

Debbie Saslow

... tube cancer than microscopic ovarian cancer in women with a BRCA1 or
BRCA2 mutation when they have their ovaries and fallopian tubes ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/news/expertvoices/category/debbie-saslow.aspx

References: Ovarian cancer detailed guide

... in patients with platinum-sensitive recurrent epithelial ovarian, primary
peritoneal, or fallopian tube cancer ... Armstrong D. Ovaries and fallopian tubes. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/ovariancancer/detailedguide/ovarian-cancer-references

Ovarian Cancer

... is limited to one or both ovaries, the patient may be treated by removing the
ovary or ovaries containing the cancer and the fallopian tube or tubes. ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003130-pdf.pdf