Table 1

Pathologic terminology for low-grade serous tumors and treatment recommendations

Current termChemotherapy appropriate43 120 Former terminology6 121
Serous borderline tumorNoAtypical proliferative serous tumor, serous tumor of low malignant potential
Micropapillary serous borderline tumorNoNon-invasive low-grade serous carcinoma
Serous borderline tumor with microinvasive low-grade serous carcinomaNo
Serous borderline tumor with non-invasive implant(s)No
Serous borderline tumor with invasive implant(s)/metastatic low-grade serous carcinomaMay be considered
Ovarian low-grade serous carcinomaMay be considered