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Granulosa cell tumor of the ovary


Other Names for this Disease
  • Adult granulosa cell tumor of the ovary
  • GCT of the ovary
  • Granulosa theca cell tumor
  • Granulosa theca cell tumor of the ovary
  • GTCT
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  • What determines if radiation therapy, chemotherapy, or hormone therapy is needed after the granulosa cell tumor has been removed? Also, if one ovary, the tubes, and womb have been removed as a result of granulosa cell disease, how is the other ovary checked for the disease? Click here for answer

  • My daughter was diagnosed with a granulosa cell tumor of the ovary five years ago while having a routine operation on her womb.  She has been monitored for the last 5 years by internal ultrasound.  Recently, her ovary, fallopian tube, and a tumor on her bladder were removed during surgery.  I am concerned that no one seems to know much about the best follow-up treatment for her. Click here for answer

Other Names for this Disease
  • Adult granulosa cell tumor of the ovary
  • GCT of the ovary
  • Granulosa theca cell tumor
  • Granulosa theca cell tumor of the ovary
  • GTCT
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.