Ovarian Cancer

State of the Art and Future Directions in Translational Research

  • George Coukos
  • Andrew Berchuck
  • Robert Ozols
Conference proceedings

Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 622)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Ovarian Cancer Detection and Pathogenesis

    1. Nicole Urban, Charles Drescher
      Pages 3-14
    2. Michael P. Stany, Tomas Bonome, Fred Wamunyokoli, Kristen Zorn, Laurent Ozbun, Dong-Choon Park et al.
      Pages 23-33
    3. Caroline A. Barton, Susan J. Clark, Neville F. Hacker, Philippa M. O’Brien
      Pages 35-51
    4. Andrew Berchuck, Joellen M. Schildkraut, C. Leigh Pearce, Georgia Chenevix-Trench, Paul D. Pharoah
      Pages 53-67
    5. Lin Zhang, Nuo Yang, George Coukos
      Pages 69-78
    6. Jurgen M. J. Piek, Paul J. van Diest, René H. M. Verheijen
      Pages 79-87
    7. Louis Dubeau
      Pages 89-97
    8. David C. Corney, Andrea Flesken-Nikitin, Jinhyang Choi, Alexander Yu. Nikitin
      Pages 99-117
    9. William J. Murdoch
      Pages 119-128
  3. Ovarian Cancer Therapeutics

    1. David S. P. Tan, Joo Ern Ang, Stan B. Kaye
      Pages 153-167
    2. Katherine F. Roby, Fenghui Niu, Roger A. Rajewski, Charles Decedue, Bala Subramaniam, Paul F. Terranova
      Pages 169-181
    3. Mandi M. Murph, Debra L. Smith, Bryan Hennessy, Yiling Lu, Corwin Joy, Kevin R. Coombes et al.
      Pages 183-195
    4. Karen M. Hajra, Lijun Tan, J. Rebecca Liu
      Pages 197-208
    5. Janet A. Sawicki, Daniel G. Anderson, Robert Langer
      Pages 209-219
    6. Fabian Benencia, George Coukos
      Pages 221-233
    7. Sonia A. Perez, Michael Papamichail
      Pages 235-253
    8. Brian G. Barnett, Jens Rüter, Ilona Kryczek, Michael J. Brumlik, Pui Joan Cheng, Benjamin J. Daniel et al.
      Pages 255-260
    9. Shuang Wei, Tyler Curiel, George Coukos, Rebecca Liu, Weiping Zou
      Pages 261-271
    10. Klara Balint, Jose R. Conejo-Garcia, Ron Buckanovich, George Coukos
      Pages 273-280
    11. Shingo Miyamoto, Hiroshi Yagi, Fusanori Yotsumoto, Tatsuhiko Kawarabayashi, Eisuke Mekada
      Pages 281-295
  4. Back Matter
    Pages 297-307

About these proceedings


Aegean Conferences is an independent, nonprofit, educational organization directed and managed by the scientific community. The board is made up of nine researchers/scientists in various disciplines from Harvard, Brown, University of Pennsylvania, UCSD, Princeton, Biovista and the Foundation for Biomedical Research Academy of Athens. The board both invites and approves unsolicited proposals for Conferences in all fields of Science, Engineering, Arts, and Humanities. The purpose of the Conferences is to bring together individuals with common interests to examine the emerging and most advanced aspects of their particular field.

The Symposium on Ovarian Cancer: State of the Art and Future Directions intends to bring together international experts interested in the development of novel diagnostic, prognostic and therapeutic tools for ovarian cancer. The meeting will function as a think tank where clinicians, translational and basic scientists, and parties from the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industry will get together to review recent advances in clinical research and translational science in ovarian cancer and define areas of future research opportunities and priorities.


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Editors and affiliations

  • George Coukos
    • 1
  • Andrew Berchuck
    • 2
  • Robert Ozols
    • 3
  1. 1.University of Pennsylvania Medical CenterPhiladelphiaUSA
  2. 2.Duke University Medical CenterDurhamUSA
  3. 3.Fox Chase Cancer CenterPhiladelphiaUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science + Business Media, LLC 2008
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Biomedical and Life Sciences
  • Print ISBN 978-0-387-68966-1
  • Online ISBN 978-0-387-68969-2
  • Series Print ISSN 0065-2598
  • Buy this book on publisher's site
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