Endometrial cancer, types, prognosis, female hormones and antihormones

L S G Ulrich

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    Abstract

    Endometrial cancer covers several different types, the most prevalent in the developed world being endometrioid adenocarcinoma, which is estrogen-dependent and has a better prognosis compared to the non-estrogen-dependent types, e.g. papillary serous adenocarcinoma and clear cell carcinomas. Prognosis is also dependent on tumor differentiation and stage, and treatment should be adjusted accordingly. In this paper, the different types of endometrial cancer, staging, prognosis, diagnosis, prevention, treatment and their relationship to estrogen and other female hormones are reviewed.
    OriginalsprogEngelsk
    TidsskriftClimacteric : the journal of the International Menopause Society
    Vol/bind14
    Udgave nummer4
    Sider (fra-til)418-425
    DOI
    StatusUdgivet - 22 mar. 2011

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