primary peritoneal cancer

(PRY-mayr-ee PAYR-ih-toh-NEE-ul KAN-ser)

Cancer that forms in the tissue that lines the abdominal wall and covers organs in the abdomen. Primary peritoneal cancers are similar to ovarian epithelial cancers and are staged and treated the same way.

Pronunciation of dictionary term "primary peritoneal cancer"

Cáncer que se forma en el tejido que reviste la pared abdominal y que cubre los órganos del abdomen. Los cánceres de peritoneo primarios son similares a los cánceres epiteliales de ovario, y se estadifican y tratan de la misma forma.

Ovarian Epithelial Cancer TreatmentCáncer epitelial de ovarios: Tratamiento