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Mucinous ovarian carcinoma: Slippery business†
Article first published online: 15 SEP 2010
Copyright © 2010 American Cancer Society
Volume 117, Issue 3, pages 451–453, 1 February 2011
How to Cite
Soslow, R. A. (2011), Mucinous ovarian carcinoma: Slippery business. Cancer, 117: 451–453. doi: 10.1002/cncr.25453
See referenced original article on pages 554-62, this issue.
- Issue published online: 20 JAN 2011
- Article first published online: 15 SEP 2010
- Manuscript Accepted: 17 MAY 2010
- Manuscript Received: 12 MAY 2010
The belief that ovarian mucinous carcinomas are common, clinically unpredictable and often associated with pseudomyxoma peritonei is outmoded. A study from the Gynecologic Oncology Group, published in this edition, makes the case that high-stage mucinous tumors involving the ovary frequently represent metastases from extraovarian primary sites, are often misdiagnosed, and behave virulently.