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Ovarian Cancer

A Clinical and Translational Update

Edited by Ivan Diaz-Padilla

Princess Margaret Hospital, New Zealand

"Ovarian Cancer: A Clinical and Translational Update" embraces the most recent advances in diagnosis and treatment of ovarian cancer. With the valuable collaboration of international experts in the field, this book is intended to provide the readership with a comprehensive update in the subject of epithelial ovarian cancer.

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Ovarian CancerA Clinical and Translational UpdateEdited by Ivan Diaz-Padilla

Published: February 27th 2013

DOI: 10.5772/56234

ISBN: 978-953-51-1030-9

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-7105-8

Copyright year: 2013

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39511 Total Chapter Downloads

25 Crossref Citations

20 Web of Science Citations

51 Dimensions Citations


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1. In what Setting Should Women with Ovarian Cancer Receive Care?

By Laurie Elit and Clare Reade


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2. Quality of Life in Ovarian Cancer Treatment and Survivorship

By Vânia Gonçalves


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3. Preventive Strategies for Ovarian Cancer

By L. Cortesi, A. Toss and E. De Matteis


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4. Borderline Epithelial Tumors of the Ovary

By Gennaro Cormio, Vera Loizzi, Maddalena Falagario, Doriana Scardigno, Donatella Latorre and Luigi E. Selvaggi


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5. Implication of Clear Cell and Mucinous Histology

By Jun Naniwa, Hiroaki Itamochi and Junzo Kigawa


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6. Demographic and Clinical Characteristics of Mucinous Epithelial Ovarian Cancer, and Survival Following a Mucinous Epithelial Ovarian Cancer Diagnosis

By Sherri L. Stewart, Jennifer M. Wike, Trevor D. Thompson, Rosemary D. Cress, Amy R. Kahn, Cynthia D. O’Malley and Maria J. Schymura


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7. The Genetics of Ovarian Cancer

By Constantine Gennatas


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8. Surgical Treatment of Ovarian Cancer

By Lucas Minig, M. Guadalupe Patrono, Rafael Alvarez Gallego, Javier Valero de Bernabé and Ivan Diaz-Padilla


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9. The Role of Chemotherapy in Recurrent Ovarian Cancer

By Miguel Angel Alonso Bermejo, Ana Fernandez Montes, Eva Perez Lopez, Miguel Angel Nuñez Viejo, Jesus Garcia Gomez and Jesus Garcia Mata


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10. Molecular Mechanisms of Platinum Resistance in Ovarian Cancer

By Gonzalo Tapia and Ivan Diaz-Padilla


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11. Biological Significance of Apoptosis in Ovarian Cancer: TRAIL Therapeutic Targeting

By Nadzeya Goncharenko-Khaider, Denis Lane, Isabelle Matte, Claudine Rancourt and Alain Piche


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12. Protein Kinase G-Iα Hyperactivation and VASP Phosphorylation in Promoting Ovarian Cancer Cell Migration and Platinum Resistance

By Janica C. Wong and Ronald R. Fiscus


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13. The PI3K/Akt/mTOR Pathway in Ovarian Cancer: Biological Rationale and Therapeutic Opportunities

By Alexandra Leary, Edouard Auclin, Patricia Pautier and Catherine Lhomme


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14. PARP Inhibitors in Ovarian Cancer

By Jeanine Staples and Annekathryn Goodman


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15. The Merit of Alternative Messenger RNA Splicing as a New Mine for the Next Generation Ovarian Cancer Biomarkers

By Jean-Philippe Brosseau and Sherif Abou-Elela


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16. Ovarian Cancer in vitro Diagnostics: New Approaches to Earlier Detection

By Jorge Tapia, Mercedes de Alvarado, Benjamín Bustos, Vania Lukoviek and Gregory E. Rice


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17. Disseminated Tumor Cells and Cancer Stem Cells in Ovarian Cancer

By Malgorzata Banys, Natalia Krawczyk, Andreas D. Hartkopf and Tanja Fehm


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