October 15, 2013

Cornell Researchers Find Possible Origin of Ovarian Cancer

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By Sherri Couillard

Ovarian cancer is infamous for being difficult to detect. Symptoms are subtle until later stages, when treatment options are limited. Additionally, diagnosis of ovarian cancer is problematic because there is dispute in the scientific community about which cells the cancer arises from.

But Prof. Alexander Nikitin, pathology, has discovered a possible origin of epithelial ovarian cancer.

Courtesy of Prof. Alexander NikitinSinister cells | Prof. Alexander Nikitin, pathology, has found a possible origin of epithelial ovarian cancer.

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