Ovarian Cancer May Originate In Fallopian Tubes

October 30, 2017 7:53 pm

Many of the most severe ovarian cancer cases may originate in the fallopian tube (FT), based on data from an analysis of nine patients published online in Nature Communications.

“Our data suggest that FT neoplasia is the origin of ovarian … Read more

Most Ovarian Cancers Start In The Fallopian Tubes, Study Finds

October 16, 2017 11:09 pm

Most – and possibly all – ovarian cancers start, not in ovaries, but instead in the fallopian tubes attached to them.

This is the finding of a multicenter study of ovarian cancer genetics led by researchers from Perlmutter Cancer Center … Read more

In Battle Against Ovarian Cancer, A New Focus on Fallopian Tubes

December 23, 2016 5:45 pm

Two thin tubes that connect the ovaries to the uterus have assumed an outsize role in the battle against ovarian cancer. Research increasingly points to the likelihood that some of the most aggressive ovarian cancers originate in the fallopian tubes. … Read more