Molecular Analysis of Clinically Defined Subsets of High-Grade Serous Ovarian Cancer.

Graphical abstract from Lee et al., 2020.

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Lee S, Zhao L, Rojas C, Bateman NW, Yao H, Lara OD, Celestino J, Morgan MB, Nguyen TV, Conrads KA, Rangel KM, Dood RL, Hajek RA, Fawcett GL, Chu RA, Wilson K, Loffredo JL, Viollet C, Jazaeri AA, Dalgard CL, Mao X, Song X, Zhou M, Hood BL, Banskota N, Wilkerson MD, Te J, Soltis AR, Roman K, Dunn A, Cordover D, Eterovic AK, Liu J, Burks JK, Baggerly KA, Fleming ND, Lu KH, Westin SN, Coleman RL, Mills GB, Casablanca Y, Zhang J, Conrads TP, Maxwell GL, Futreal PA, Sood AK.

Cell Reports

April 14, 2020

The diversity and heterogeneity within high-grade serous ovarian cancer (HGSC), which is the most lethal gynecologic malignancy, is not well understood. Here, we perform comprehensive multi-platform omics analyses, including integrated analysis, and immune monitoring on primary and metastatic sites from highly clinically annotated HGSC samples based on a laparoscopic triage algorithm from patients who underwent complete gross resection (R0) or received neoadjuvant chemotherapy (NACT) with excellent or poor response. We identify significant distinct molecular abnormalities and cellular changes and immune cell repertoire alterations between the groups, including a higher rate of NF1 copy number loss, and reduced chromothripsis-like patterns, higher levels of strong-binding neoantigens, and a higher number of infiltrated T cells in the R0 versus the NACT groups.

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