Promotie: mw. P. de Graeff, 16.15 uur, Academiegebouw, Broerstraat 5, Groningen
Proefschrift: Molecular markers in epithelial ovarian cancer: paving the way to innovative therapies
Promotor(s): prof.dr. A.G.J. van der Zee, prof.dr. E.G.E. de Vries, prof.dr. H. Hollema
Faculteit: Medische Wetenschappen
Contact: via de persvoorlichters van het UMCG, tel. 050-361 2200, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Molecular markers in epithelial ovarian cancer: paving the way to innovative therapies
Given the remarkable heterogeneity of ovarian cancer, both at the clinical and the molecular level, a main challenge is to identify prognostic and predictive factors which will aid in selecting those patients that are most likely to benefit from particular (targeted) therapies. In addition, the discovery of genes and pathways that influence disease outcome may reveal novel therapeutic targets. In this thesis, molecular markers associated with response to chemotherapy and prognosis of epithelial ovarian cancer patients were investigated.
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