[Frontiers in Bioscience 1, g14-19, December 1, 1996]
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POTENTIAL ROLE OF GROWTH FACTORS IN OVARIAN CANCER

Jasonni VM1, Amadori A2, Gentile G2, Alesi L2

1 Department of Obstetric and Gynecology, University of Messina. 2 Department of Obstetric and Gynecology, University of Bologna.

Received 09/16/96; Accepted 10/02/96; On-line 12/01/96

TABLE OF CONTENTS

1. Abstract
2. Introduction
2.1 epidermal growth factor (EGF)
2.2 Transforming growth factor alpha (TGF alpha)
2.3 Transforming growth factor beta (TGF beta)
2.4 Insulin-like growth factors (IGFs)
2.5 Fibroblast growth factors (FGFs)
2.6 Macrophage colony stimulating factor (MCSF)
3. Pahtogenesis of ovarian cancer
4. Oncogenes and ovarian cancer
5. Conclusion
6. References
7. Entire manuscript

Key words: Gynecologic Oncology, Ovary, growth factors, Oncogenes, Ovarian cancer.