Rethinking ovarian cancer: Recommendations for improving outcomes

Sebastian Vaughan, Jermaine I. Coward, Robert C. Bast, Andy Berchuck, Jonathan S. Berek, James D. Brenton, George Coukos, Christopher C. Crum, Ronny Drapkin, Dariush Etemadmoghadam, Michael Friedlander, Hani Gabra, Stan B. Kaye, Chris J. Lord, Ernst Lengyel, Douglas A. Levine, Iain A. McNeish, Usha Menon, Gordon B. Mills, Kenneth P. NephewAmit M. Oza, Anil K. Sood, Euan A. Stronach, Henning Walczak, David D. Bowtell, Frances R. Balkwill

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There have been major advances in our understanding of the cellular and molecular biology of the human malignancies that are collectively referred to as ovarian cancer. At a recent Helene Harris Memorial Trust meeting, an international group of researchers considered actions that should be taken to improve the outcome for women with ovarian cancer. Nine major recommendations are outlined in this Opinion article.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)719-725
Number of pages7
JournalNature Reviews Cancer
Issue number10
StatePublished - Oct 1 2011

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oncology
  • Cancer Research

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    Vaughan, S., Coward, J. I., Bast, R. C., Berchuck, A., Berek, J. S., Brenton, J. D., Coukos, G., Crum, C. C., Drapkin, R., Etemadmoghadam, D., Friedlander, M., Gabra, H., Kaye, S. B., Lord, C. J., Lengyel, E., Levine, D. A., McNeish, I. A., Menon, U., Mills, G. B., ... Balkwill, F. R. (2011). Rethinking ovarian cancer: Recommendations for improving outcomes. Nature Reviews Cancer, 11(10), 719-725.