High-Grade Serous Ovarian Cancer: Basic Sciences, Clinical and Therapeutic Standpoints
AbstractAmong a litany of malignancies affecting the female reproductive tract, that of the ovary is the most frequently fatal. Moreover, while the steady pace of scientific discovery has fuelled recent ameliorations in the outcomes of many other cancers, the rates of mortality for ovarian cancer have been stagnant since around 1980. Yet despite the grim outlook, progress is being made towards better understanding the fundamental biology of this disease and how its biology in turn influences clinical behaviour. It has long been evident that ovarian cancer is not a unitary disease but rather a multiplicity of distinct malignancies that share a common anatomical site upon presentation. Of these, the high-grade serous subtype predominates in the clinical setting and is responsible for a disproportionate share of the fatalities from all forms of ovarian cancer. This review aims to provide a detailed overview of the clinical-pathological features of ovarian cancer with a particular focus on the high-grade serous subtype. Along with a description of the relevant clinical aspects of this disease, including novel trends in treatment strategies, this text will inform the reader of recent updates to the scientific literature regarding the origin, aetiology and molecular-genetic basis of high-grade serous ovarian cancer (HGSOC). View Full-Text
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Lisio, M.-A.; Fu, L.; Goyeneche, A.; Gao, Z.-H.; Telleria, C. High-Grade Serous Ovarian Cancer: Basic Sciences, Clinical and Therapeutic Standpoints. Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2019, 20, 952.
Lisio M-A, Fu L, Goyeneche A, Gao Z-H, Telleria C. High-Grade Serous Ovarian Cancer: Basic Sciences, Clinical and Therapeutic Standpoints. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 2019; 20(4):952.Chicago/Turabian Style
Lisio, Michael-Antony; Fu, Lili; Goyeneche, Alicia; Gao, Zu-hua; Telleria, Carlos. 2019. "High-Grade Serous Ovarian Cancer: Basic Sciences, Clinical and Therapeutic Standpoints." Int. J. Mol. Sci. 20, no. 4: 952.
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