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View in Spanish: Tumor de ovario de malignidad dudosa

Ovarian borderline malignant tumor (oh-VAYR-ee-unmuh-LIG-nunt poh-TEN-shul TOO-mer)
A condition in which cells that may become cancer form in the thin layer of tissue that covers an ovary (female reproductive gland in which eggs are made). In this condition, tumor cells rarely spread outside of the ovary. Also called ovarian low malignant potential tumor.

Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.