Microvesicles as Potential Ovarian Cancer Biomarkers

@inproceedings{Giusti2013MicrovesiclesAP,
  title={Microvesicles as Potential Ovarian Cancer Biomarkers},
  author={Ilaria Giusti and Sandra D'Ascenzo and Vincenza Dolo},
  booktitle={BioMed research international},
  year={2013}
}
Although the incidence of ovarian cancer is low (i.e., less than 5% in European countries), it is the most lethal gynecologic malignancy and typically has a poor prognosis. To ensure optimal survival, it is important to diagnose this condition when the pathology is confined to the ovary. However, this is difficult to achieve because the first specific symptoms appear only during advanced disease stages. To date, the biomarker mainly used for the diagnosis and prognosis of ovarian cancer is… CONTINUE READING

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