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Research Summaries: The 11th Biennial Rivkin Center Ovarian Cancer Research Symposium
  1. Deborah K. Armstrong, MD
  1. Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center, Baltimore, MD.
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Abstract In September 2016, the 11th biennial ovarian cancer research symposium was presented by the Rivkin Center for Ovarian Cancer and the American Association for Cancer Research. The 2016 symposium focused on 4 broad areas of research: Mechanisms of Initiation and Progression of Ovarian Cancer, Tumor Microenvironment and Models of Ovarian Cancer, Detection and Prevention of Ovarian Cancer, and Novel Therapeutics for Ovarian Cancer. The presentations and abstracts from each of these areas are reviewed in this supplement to the International Journal of Gynecologic Oncology.

  • Ovarian cancer
  • Research
  • Rivkin center
  • AACR

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  • The author declares no conflict of interest.