Paradigm Shift in the Management Strategy for Epithelial Ovarian Cancer.

  title={Paradigm Shift in the Management Strategy for Epithelial Ovarian Cancer.},
  author={Keiichi Fujiwara and Jessica N Mcalpine and Stephanie Lheureux and Noriomi Matsumura and Amit M Oza},
  journal={American Society of Clinical Oncology educational book. American Society of Clinical Oncology. Annual Meeting},
The hypothesis on the pathogenesis of epithelial ovarian cancer continues to evolve. Although epithelial ovarian cancer had been assumed to arise from the coelomic epithelium of the ovarian surface, it is now becoming clearer that the majority of serous carcinomas arise from epithelium of the distal fallopian tube, whereas clear cell and endometrioid cancers arise from endometriosis. Molecular and genomic characteristics of epithelial ovarian cancer have been extensively investigated. Our… CONTINUE READING