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Consider a High-Cure-Rate Tumor Benign

Question: The pathology report came back as “Serous tumor of low malignant potential (atypical proliferative serous tumor of ovary).” Should I use 183.0?  Florida Subscriber Answer: No, you should not use 183.0 (Malignant neoplasm of ovary). This type of tumor is considered a borderline malignancy and is confined to the ovary. Once removed, there is a 95-100 percent survival rate, but this [...]