Tumor microenvironment and immunology of ovarian cancer: 12th Biennial Rivkin Center Ovarian Cancer Research Symposium

Int J Gynecol Cancer. 2019 Aug;29(Suppl 2):s12-s15. doi: 10.1136/ijgc-2019-000666.


The 12th Biennial Ovarian Cancer Research Symposium organized by the Rivkin Center for Ovarian Cancer and the American Association for Cancer Research held on September 13-15, 2018 covered cutting edge and relevant research topics in ovarian cancer biology and therapy. Sessions included detection and prevention, genomics and molecular mechanisms, tumor microenvironment and immunology, novel therapeutics, and an education session. In this article we provide an overview of the key findings presented in the tumor microenvironment and immunology session.

Keywords: immunology; ovarian cancer; tumor microenvironment.

Publication types

  • Congress
  • Research Support, U.S. Gov't, Non-P.H.S.

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Ovarian Neoplasms / immunology*
  • Ovarian Neoplasms / pathology
  • Tumor Microenvironment / immunology