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Original Research

Biologic prognostic factors in ovarian cancer: a review

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1 III Clinica Ostetrica e Ginecologica, Universita la Sapienza - Umherto I°, Roma, Italy
Eur. J. Gynaecol. Oncol. 1998, 19(2), 123–125;
Published: 10 April 1998
Abstract

The need of foreseeing the prognosis of ovarian cancer beyond the limits of classical methods based on clinical and histopathological staging has recently caused great interest in a large number of biologic prognostıc markers. Studies concern proliferation associated proteins, suppressor genes, abnormal expressions of growth factors, cytokins and many more. Here some of the most recent and promising factors being studied are described together with their significance for future clinical application.

Keywords
Biologic
Prognostic markers
Ovarian cancer
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