Clinical Development in Challenging Cancers: Ovarian Clear Cell Carcinoma (OCCC)
Date posted: April 18, 2018
“Ovarian clear cell carcinoma (OCCC) is a rare histological subtype of epithelial ovarian cancers (EOCs), with an incidence, among EOCs, of 4-12% in Western countries [1–3] and a higher ratio of over 20% in Japan [4,5]. Histologically, EOCs are classified into serous, mucinous, endometroid, clear cell and undifferentiated subtypes. Ovarian cancer is already the leading cause of death among gynecological malignancies in the US , in addition, the OCCC subtype presents a lower response rate to traditional platinum-based chemotherapy and is generally associated with poorer prognosis across all stages compared to other EOC subtypes [2,4,7–9…]”
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