Recent Advances in Understanding, Diagnosing, and Treating Ovarian Cancer

Katherine Fuh, Kathryn Mills

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Abstract

Ovarian cancer, a term that encompasses ovarian, fallopian, and peritoneal cancers, is the leading cause of gynecologic cancer mortality. To improve patient outcomes, the field is currently focused on defining the mechanisms of cancer formation and spread, early diagnosis and prevention, and developing novel therapeutic options. This review summarizes recent advances in these areas.

Original languageEnglish
Article number84
JournalF1000Research
Volume6
DOIs
StatePublished - 2017

Keywords

  • Cancer mechanisms
  • Diagnosis and prevention
  • Gene mutation
  • Ovarian cancer

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