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Molecular genetic evidence that endometriosis is a precursor of ovarian cancer.

Abstract:

Histopathology and epidemiology studies have consistently demonstrated a strong link between endometriosis and endometriosis-associated ovarian cancers (EAOCs)--in particular, the endometrioid and clear cell subtypes. However, it is still unclear whether endometriosis is a precursor to EAOCs, or whether there is an indirect link because similar factors predispose to both diseases. In order to search for evidence of clonal progression, we analyzed 10 EAOCs (endometrioid=4; clear cell=6) with c...

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10.1002/ijc.21845

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Prowse, AH More by this author
Godwin, AK More by this author
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Journal:
International journal of cancer. Journal international du cancer
Volume:
119
Issue:
3
Pages:
556-562
Publication date:
2006-08-05
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EISSN:
1097-0215
ISSN:
0020-7136
URN:
uuid:911ccd5f-38aa-410d-a017-02c14ca02d42
Source identifiers:
72249
Local pid:
pubs:72249

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