:: Volume 6, Issue 4 (11-2017) ::
aumj 2017, 6(4): 299-304 Back to browse issues page
Evaluation of Risk Factors of Non Epithelial Ovarian Cancer
Maliheh Hasanzadeh , Fatemeh Homaee , Shahnaz Ahmadi , Atieh Zargar
MD, Fellowship of Infertility, Firouzabadi hospital, Iran university of medical sciences, Tehran, Iran , Ahmadishahnaz2005@yahoo.com
Abstract:   (594 Views)
Introduction: Non-epithelial ovarian cancers consist of tumors with germ cell and stroma basis and metastatic ovarian tumors. These tumors consist 10% of ovarian cancers but are more common in our region. In this study our purpose was to have a look at risk factor of these tumors.
Methods: We studied 28 patients with non-epithelial ovarian and 84 control cases were also collected from those who came to genecology’s clinic. We evaluated past reproductive history and individual characteristic.
Results: In our study age of marriage, the age of first gestational pregnancy, age of last gestational pregnancy, gravidity, parity, rate of abortion, age of menarche, age of menopause and use of contraception tablets and history of cancer in patient and her family between two group of cases and controls were not significant but body mass index showed statistically significant differences (p=0.017)
Conclusion: body mass index was a risk factor for this type of cancer.
Keywords: Non epithelial ovarian cancer, Ovarian Germ cell tumor, Sex cord stromal tumor, Risk factor
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2018/01/10 | Accepted: 2018/01/10 | Published: 2018/01/10



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