Review Article | Volume: 3, Issue: 1, January, 2013

Overview of Benign and Malignant Tumours of Female Genital Tract

Narula Ramesh Arya Anjana Narula Kusum Agarwal Kiran Agarwal Ashok Singh Somdutt   

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Published:  Jan 28, 2013

DOI: 10.7324/JAPS.2013.30127

Female genital tract is most common site for tumours in females. The most common type of female genital tract cancers are -cervical, ovarian and endometrial carcinoma. There are other less common tumours including tumours of vagina, vulva and fallopian tubes. The Uterine corpus represents the second most common site for malignancy of the female genital systems. Cervical carcinoma is the second most common cancer in women worldwide. Tumours of the ovary represent about 30% of all cancers of female genital tract. Cancer of the vagina is relatively rare, accounting for about 1%- 2% of gynaecological malignancies. Tumours of the fallopian tube are much less common than the corresponding ovarian neoplasms. In view of major importance of the subject, this review study was undertaken to understand the topic in a better prospective.

Keyword:     Tumours Benign Malignant Uterine Ovarian.


Narula Ramesh, Arya Anjana, Narula Kusum, Agarwal Kiran, Agarwal Ashok, Singh Somdutt ., Overview of Benign and Malignant Tumours of Female Genital Tract. J App Pharm Sci. 2013; 3 (01): 140-149.

Copyright:The Author(s). This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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