Current concepts in ovarian epithelial tumorigenesis: correlation between morphological and molecular data.

@article{Scott2006CurrentCI,
  title={Current concepts in ovarian epithelial tumorigenesis: correlation between morphological and molecular data.},
  author={M. Scott and W. McCluggage},
  journal={Histology and histopathology},
  year={2006},
  volume={21 1},
  pages={
          81-92
        }
}
Ovarian carcinoma is the most lethal gynaecological malignancy, most tumours being advanced at presentation. However, little is known about precursor lesions and the cell of origin of epithelial ovarian malignancy. In this review, the proposed cell of origin is discussed as well as recent molecular data relating to ovarian cancers of different morphological types. It is stressed that ovarian carcinoma is a heterogeneous group of neoplasms with several different morphological types, each with… Expand
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