Ovarian cancer: homeobox genes, autocrine/paracrine growth, and kinase signaling.

Epithelial ovarian cancer, the fourth leading cause of cancer deaths in American women, is currently classified by surgical and histologic appearance. However, the predictive value of this classification is limited. The risk of epithelial ovarian cancer increases with the number of ovulatory events. It is now thought that different ovarian tumors are… CONTINUE READING