Cytology of human ovarian surface epithelial brushings (pages 1–10)
Santo V. Nicosia, George D. Wilbanks, Beatriz Saunders, James Mayer, Richard J. Cardosi, Patricia A. Kruk, Jin Cheng, Wenlong Bai, Domenico Coppola and James Fiorica
Version of Record online: 23 DEC 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/cncr.20001
The current study defined baseline features of human ovarian surface epithelial (HOSE) cells. The authors demonstrated that HOSE cells are important to pathologists and clinicians evaluating women at risk for ovarian epithelial cancer and to researchers investigating the pathobiology of this aggressive gynecologic malignancy.