Pathology of ovarian cancer precursors.

  title={Pathology of ovarian cancer precursors.},
  author={Robert E. Scully},
  journal={Journal of cellular biochemistry. Supplement},
Ninety percent of ovarian cancers in the Western world are epithelial cancers derived from the surface epithelium of the ovary and its inclusion cysts. The so-called surface epithelium is mesothelium that comes to resemble epithelium as it is reflected over the surfaces of the ovaries. At various ages, but particularly in women in the reproductive, menopausal, and postmenopausal age groups, this epithelium migrates into the ovarian stroma to form inclusion cysts. These cysts probably results… CONTINUE READING


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