Conclusions and recommendations from the Helene Harris Memorial Trust Fifth Biennial International Forum on Ovarian Cancer, May 4-7, 1995, Glasgow, UK. International journal of gynecological cancer : official journal of the International Gynecological Cancer Society Sharp, F., Blackett, A. D., Leake, R. E., Berek, J. S. 1995; 5 (6): 449-458


The Fifth Biennial International Forum on Ovarian Cancer was held by the Helene Harris Memorial Trust in Glasgow, UK. The main points of the presentations given by the invited speakers, together with the fruits of extensive discussions are presented here as a series of conclusions and recommendations which should be given consideration by all those having an interest in researching or treating ovarian cancer. The individual points are grouped into topics considering whether there is an identifiable ovarian pro-cancer, whether ovarian cancer is preventable, advances in familial ovarian cancer, its molecular genetics, ways of optimizing treatment, obstacles to successful treatment and approaches to gene therapy.

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