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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

fallopian tube cancer  listen  (fuh-LOH-pee-in … KAN-ser)

  Cancer that forms in tissues of the fallopian tube (one of two slender tubes that connect the ovaries to the uterus). Most fallopian tube cancers begin in cells that line the fallopian tubes. They are similar to ovarian epithelial cancers and are staged and treated the same way.