The Promise and Perils of ‘Targeted Therapy’ of Advanced Ovarian Cancer

@article{Markman2008ThePA,
  title={The Promise and Perils of ‘Targeted Therapy’ of Advanced Ovarian Cancer},
  author={Maurie Markman},
  journal={Oncology},
  year={2008},
  volume={74},
  pages={1 - 6}
}
  • M. Markman
  • Published 1 June 2008
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Oncology
For several reasons, ovarian cancer is an excellent malignancy to consider the use of ‘targeted’ therapeutic strategies. However, to date, despite considerable effort, there remains limited evidence that such approaches are clinically relevant in the malignancy. The one important exception is the delivery of anti-angiogenic anti-neoplastic agents, which actually appear to be more biologically active as single drugs in ovarian cancer than in other solid tumors where they have been examined. It… 
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