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ova

the eggs that are released (usually one at a time) from the ovaries each month during a woman’s reproductive (fertile) years. The egg must be fertilized by a sperm to grow into a baby. A female is born with all the ova she will ever have. The singular of ova is ovum. See also ovary, sperm.

Cancer Glossary

... grow into a baby. A female is born with all the ova she will ever have.
The singular of ova is ovum. See also ovary, sperm. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerglossary/index.aspx?letter=o

What is ovarian cancer?

... The ovaries produce eggs (ova) for reproduction. ... Germ cells usually form
the ova or eggs in females and the sperm in males. ...

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

Ovarian Cancer

... women). The ovaries produce eggs (ova) for reproduction. ... tumors. • Germ
cell tumors start from the cells that produce the eggs (ova). ...

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

Cancer Glossary

... acid. germ cells Search. the reproductive cells of the body, that is, ova
(eggs) or sperm. See also ova, sperm. gestational ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerglossary/index.aspx?letter=g

Ovarian Cancer Overview

... The ovaries produce eggs (called ova). ... Epithelial cells cover the ovary •
Germ cells make eggs (ova) inside of the ovary ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003070-pdf.pdf

Cancer Glossary

... reproductive cell that must combine with an egg (ovum) to make a baby. Males
start making sperm in their testicles after puberty. See also ova. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerglossary/index.aspx?letter=s

Tumor markers found in blood or urine

... AFP is also higher in certain germ cell tumors. Germ cells are cells that give
rise to sperm and eggs (ova). ... (Germ cells give rise to sperm and ova. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/examsandtestdescriptions/tumormarkers/tumor-markers-t-m-blood-urine

References

... Cobo A, Meseguer M, Remohí J, Pellicer A. Use of cryo-banked oocytes in
an ovum donation programme: A prospective, randomized, controlled ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/sexualsideeffectsinwomen/fertilityandwomenwithcancer/fertility-and-women-with-cancer-ref

What is ovarian cancer?

... Women have 2 ovaries, one on each side of the uterus in the pelvis, as shown
in the picture below. The ovaries produce eggs (called ova). ...

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

Breast Cancer Facts & Figures 2011-2012

Page 1. Breast Cancer Facts & Figures 2011-2012 Page 2. Contents Breast
Cancer Basic Facts 1 Breast Cancer Occurrence 2 ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@epidemiologysurveilance/documents/document/acspc-030975.pdf