Gynecologic cancer intergroup (GCIG) consensus review for ovarian and primary peritoneal low-grade serous carcinomas

Charlie Gourley, John Farley, Diane M. Provencher, Sandro Pignata, Linda Mileshkin, Philipp Harter, Johanna Maenpaa, Jae Weon Kim, Eric Pujaide-Lauraine, Rosalind M. Glasspool, Isabelle Ray-Coquard, David Gershenson

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Abstract

Low-grade serous ovarian cancer is a recently described histological subtype of ovarian cancer that is clinically and molecularly distinct from the 4 other main histological subtypes (high-grade serous, clear cell, endometrioid, and mucinous). In particular, it differs from high-grade serous ovarian cancer in that it presents at a much younger age, is more indolent, and is relatively chemoresistant. Very few clinical trials have been performed exclusively in this tumor type; and as such, specific data guiding optimal management are limited.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)S9-S13
JournalInternational Journal of Gynecological Cancer
Volume24
Issue number9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Nov 1 2014

Keywords

  • Low-grade serous
  • Ovarian cancer
  • Primary peritoneal cancer

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oncology
  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology

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