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Table 2 Age distribution, types and behaviour of surface epithelial tumours

From: A pathological and clinical study of 706 primary tumours of the ovary in the largest tertiary hospital in Ghana

  Age range in years Tumour behaviour
Type of tumour 15–24 25–34 35–44 45–54 55–64 >64 Total Benign Borderline Invasive
Serous 13 42 49 50 31 11 196 112 13 71
Mucinous 7 13 19 9 9 3 60 41 10 9
Endometrioid 0 0 3 3 3 0 9 0 0 9
Undifferentiated 1 0 2 5 0 1 9 0 0 9
Brenner 0 1 2 3 1 0 7 6 0 1
Mixed 1 0 1 2 0 1 5 5 0 0
Clear cell 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Total 22 56 77 72 44 16 287 164 23 100