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Uterine Sarcoma Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI] - Treatment Options by Stage

A link to a list of current clinical trials is included for each treatment section. For some types or stages of cancer, there may not be any trials listed. Check with your doctor for clinical trials that are not listed here but may be right for you.

Stage I Uterine Sarcoma

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Treatment of stage I uterine sarcoma may include the following:

  • Surgery (total abdominal hysterectomy, bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy, and lymphadenectomy).
  • Surgery followed by radiation therapy to the pelvis.
  • Surgery followed by chemotherapy.

Check for U.S. clinical trials from NCI's list of cancer clinical trials that are now accepting patients with stage I uterine sarcoma. For more specific results, refine the search by using other search features, such as the location of the trial, the type of treatment, or the name of the drug. General information about clinical trials is available from the NCI Web site.

Stage II Uterine Sarcoma

Treatment of stage II uterine sarcoma may include the following:

  • Surgery (total abdominal hysterectomy, bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy, and lymphadenectomy).
  • Surgery followed by radiation therapy to the pelvis.
  • Surgery followed by chemotherapy.

Check for U.S. clinical trials from NCI's list of cancer clinical trials that are now accepting patients with stage II uterine sarcoma. For more specific results, refine the search by using other search features, such as the location of the trial, the type of treatment, or the name of the drug. General information about clinical trials is available from the NCI Web site.

Stage III Uterine Sarcoma

Treatment of stage III uterine sarcoma may include the following:

  • Surgery (total abdominal hysterectomy, bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy, and lymphadenectomy).
  • A clinical trial of surgery followed by radiation therapy to the pelvis.
  • A clinical trial of surgery followed by chemotherapy.

Check for U.S. clinical trials from NCI's list of cancer clinical trials that are now accepting patients with stage III uterine sarcoma. For more specific results, refine the search by using other search features, such as the location of the trial, the type of treatment, or the name of the drug. General information about clinical trials is available from the NCI Web site.

Stage IV Uterine Sarcoma

There is no standard treatment for patients with stage IV uterine sarcoma. Treatment may include a clinical trial using chemotherapy.

Check for U.S. clinical trials from NCI's list of cancer clinical trials that are now accepting patients with stage IV uterine sarcoma. For more specific results, refine the search by using other search features, such as the location of the trial, the type of treatment, or the name of the drug. General information about clinical trials is available from the NCI Web site.

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Last Updated: February 25, 2014
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