A*Star's IMB Finds Biomarker for Potential Early Detection of Ovarian Cancer (image) Biomedical Sciences Institutes (BMSI) Share Print E-Mail Caption This image depicts a mouse ovary is encapsulated by a single layer of cells called ovary surface epithelium (indicated by black arrows). These cells are long believed to be the cancer cell of origin of ovarian cancer in humans. Credit Institute of Medical Biology, A*STAR Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.