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  1. Get More Information From NCI

    Sources of further information about Endometrial Cancer Treatment.

  2. Evidence of Harms

    Abnormal ultrasound typically requires further investigation including endometrial biopsy. The evidence is solid that endometrial biopsy (sampling) may result in discomfort,bleeding,infection,and rarely uterine perforation. A study designed to evaluate performance,patient acceptance,and cost-effectiveness of blind biopsy,hysteroscopy with biopsy,and ultrasound,in 683 women with vaginal ...

  3. Get More Information From NCI

    National Cancer Institute for more cancer information.

  4. Stage Information for Uterine Sarcoma

    The FIGO staging for carcinoma of the corpus uteri has been applied to uterine sarcoma.[

  5. Cellular Classification of Endometrial Cancer

    The most common endometrial cancer cell type is endometrioid adenocarcinoma,which is composed of malignant glandular epithelial elements; an admixture of squamous metaplasia is not uncommon. Adenosquamous tumors contain malignant elements of both glandular and squamous epithelium;[ 1 ] clear cell and papillary serous carcinoma of the endometrium are tumors that are histologically similar to ...

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    This information is produced and provided by the National Cancer Institute (NCI). The information in this topic may have changed since it was written. For the most current information, contact the National Cancer Institute via the Internet web site at http://cancer.gov or call 1-800-4-CANCER.Uterine Sarcoma Treatment

  7. Significance

    Epidemiology of Endometrial Cancer Incidence and Mortality Endometrial cancer is the most common invasive gynecologic cancer in US women,with approximately 40,880 new cases projected to occur in 2005 and an estimated 7,310 women are expected to die of the disease.[ 1 ] Endometrial cancer is primarily a disease of postmenopausal women with a mean age at diagnosis of 60 years.[ 2 ] Age-adjusted ...

  8. About PDQ

    PDQ IS A COMPREHENSIVE CANCER DATABASE AVAILABLE ON NCI'S WEB SITE. PDQ is the National Cancer Institute's (NCI's) comprehensive cancer information database. Most of the information contained in PDQ is available online at NCI's Web site. PDQ is provided as a service of the NCI. The NCI is part of the National Institutes of Health,the federal government's focal point for biomedical research. .

  9. Treatment Options for Recurrent Cervical Cancer

    Treatment of recurrent cervical cancer may include the following: Pelvic exenteration followed by radiation therapy combined with chemotherapy. Chemotherapy as palliative therapy to relieve symptoms caused by the cancer and improve quality of life. Clinical trials of new anticancer drugs or drug combinations. This summary section refers to specific treatments under study in clinical trials,...

  10. Stage III Endometrial Cancer

    Note: Some citations in the text of this section are followed by a level of evidence. The PDQ editorial boards use a formal ranking system to help the reader judge the strength of evidence linked to the reported results of a therapeutic strategy. (Refer to the PDQ summary on Levels of Evidence for more information.) STANDARD TREATMENT OPTIONS: In general,patients with stage III endometrial ...

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