Ovarian cancer, childhood

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Ovarian cancer, childhood

Ovarian cancer is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the ovary. Most ovarian tumors in children are benign and occur most often in females ages 15 to 19 years. The risk of ovarian cancer is increased by having one of the following conditions: Ollier disease, Maffucci syndrome, and Peutz-Jeghers syndrome. The symptoms of ovarian cancer include: painful menstrual periods, a lump in the abdomen, pain or swelling in the abdomen, having male sex traits such as a deep voice and body hair, and early signs of puberty.

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Autologous Peripheral Blood Stem Cell Transplant for Germ Cell Tumors
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Childhood Germ Cell Tumor; Ovarian Cancer; Teratoma

 

Last Updated: 4 Mar 2014

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Treatment Outcome and Quality of Life in Patients With Pediatric Extra-Cranial Germ Cell Tumors Previously Treated on Clinical Trial CCLG-GC-1979-01 or CCLG-GC-1989-01
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Childhood Germ Cell Tumor; Extragonadal Germ Cell Tumor; Gastrointestinal Complications; Infertility; Long-term Effects Secondary to Cancer Therapy in Children; Neurotoxicity; Ovarian Cancer; Pulmonary Complications; Sexual Dysfunction; Urinary Complications

 

Last Updated: 9 Aug 2013

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Studying Biomarkers in Samples From Younger Patients With Malignant Germ Cell Tumor Progression
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Childhood Germ Cell Tumor; Extragonadal Germ Cell Tumor; Ovarian Cancer; Testicular Germ Cell Tumor

 

Last Updated: 9 Sep 2011

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