alexa The role of targeted therapy in ovarian cancer.


Journal of Clinical & Experimental Cardiology

Author(s): Banerjee S, Kaye S

Abstract Share this page

Abstract Ovarian cancer is the second most common gynaecological malignancy and the leading cause of death from gynaecological cancer. Although in some cases treatment is initially effective, there is a considerable risk of disease recurrence and resistance to therapy. Therapies targeting molecular alterations in tumours offer the promise of significantly improved treatment. So far, the most promising targeted agents are angiogenesis inhibitors and PARP inhibitors. Here, we review the various targeted therapeutic approaches under clinical investigation in phase I and II trials of ovarian cancer and the challenges facing their future success in the clinic. Copyright © 2011 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved. This article was published in Eur J Cancer and referenced in Journal of Clinical & Experimental Cardiology

Relevant Expert PPTs

Relevant Speaker PPTs

Recommended Conferences

Relevant Topics

Peer Reviewed Journals
Make the best use of Scientific Research and information from our 700 + peer reviewed, Open Access Journals
International Conferences 2017-18
Meet Inspiring Speakers and Experts at our 3000+ Global Annual Meetings

Contact Us

© 2008-2017 OMICS International - Open Access Publisher. Best viewed in Mozilla Firefox | Google Chrome | Above IE 7.0 version