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The heterogeneity of epithelial ovarian cancer†
Getting it right
Article first published online: 27 JAN 2010
Copyright © 2010 American Cancer Society
Volume 116, Issue 6, pages 1400–1402, 15 March 2010
How to Cite
Gershenson, D. M. (2010), The heterogeneity of epithelial ovarian cancer. Cancer, 116: 1400–1402. doi: 10.1002/cncr.24926
See referenced original article on pages 1462-8, this issue.
- Issue published online: 3 MAR 2010
- Article first published online: 27 JAN 2010
- Manuscript Accepted: 26 AUG 2009
- Manuscript Received: 20 AUG 2009
Epithelial ovarian cancer is heterogeneous and comprises 4 major rare subtypes—mucinous, clear cell, low-grade serous, and endometrioid—all distinct from the more common high-grade serous carcinoma. Women with uncommon histotypes should be triaged to separate clinical trials.