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Ovarian Cancer

From Pathogenesis to Treatment


Ovarian cancer management is a rapidly changing field with new treatment agents available as a result of a greater understanding of the pathogenesis of this disease. In addition, both surgical and chemotherapeutic treatment strategies are evolving to maximise response in this disease. This book brings together leading specialists from around the world to discuss and outline a variety of new concepts in ovarian cancer, ranging from molecular biology and genetics through screening to both surgical and chemotherapeutic management.

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Ovarian CancerFrom Pathogenesis to TreatmentEdited by Omer Devaja

Published: October 24th 2018

DOI: 10.5772/66599

ISBN: 978-1-78984-334-7

Print ISBN: 978-1-78984-333-0

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83881-266-9

Copyright year: 2018

Books open for chapter submissions

13629 Total Chapter Downloads

14 Crossref Citations

8 Web of Science Citations

22 Dimensions Citations


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1. Ovarian Cancer Genetics: Subtypes and Risk Factors

By Jeff Hirst, Jennifer Crow and Andrew Godwin


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2. Signaling Pathways Related to Nerve Growth Factor and miRNAs in Epithelial Ovarian Cancer

By Carolina Vera, Rocío Retamales-Ortega, Maritza Garrido, Margarita Vega and Carmen Romero


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3. Ovarian Cancer Overview: Molecular Biology and Its Potential Clinical Application

By Joana Assis, Deolinda Pereira, Augusto Nogueira and Rui Medeiros


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4. New Insights into the Pathogenesis of Ovarian Cancer: Oxidative Stress

By Ghassan M. Saed, Robert T. Morris and Nicole M. Fletcher


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5. Genomic Copy Number Alterations in Serous Ovarian Cancer

By Joe R. Delaney and Dwayne G. Stupack


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6. Ubiquitin Signaling in Ovarian Cancer: From Potential to Challenges

By Sumegha Mitra


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7. The Role of Circulating Biomarkers in the Early Diagnosis of Ovarian Cancer

By Ece Gumusoglu and Tuba Gunel


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8. The Past, Present and Future of Diagnostic Imaging in Ovarian Cancer

By Subapriya Suppiah


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9. Ascites in Advanced Ovarian Cancer

By Katarina Cerne and Borut Kobal


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10. Screening for Ovarian Cancer

By Poonam Jani and Rema Iyer


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11. Surgical Management of Ovarian Cancer

By Rasiah Bharathan


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12. Patient Selection for Ovarian Cancer Debulking Surgery

By Janos Balega


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13. The Role of Lymphadenectomy in Ovarian Epithelial Cancer

By Hans Nagar


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14. Surgery for Recurrent Ovarian Cancer

By Desmond PJ Barton


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15. Chemotherapy for Primary and Recurrent Epithelial Ovarian Cancer

By Nora Naqos


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16. Ethnic Differences in Susceptibility to the Effects of Platinum- Based Chemotherapy

By Andrey Khrunin, Alexey Moisseev, Vera Gorbunova and Svetlana Limborska


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17. Novel Systemic Treatments in High Grade Ovarian Cancer

By Amit Samani, Charleen Chan and Jonathan Krell


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