+ Site Statistics
+ Search Articles
+ PDF Full Text Service
How our service works
Request PDF Full Text
+ Follow Us
Follow on Facebook
Follow on Twitter
Follow on LinkedIn
+ Subscribe to Site Feeds
Most Shared
PDF Full Text
+ Translate
+ Recently Requested

Treatment variables in the management of endometrial cancer

Treatment variables in the management of endometrial cancer

American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology 146(5): 495-500

A review was made of 240 women with endometrial carcinoma who were treated at the University Hospital in Seattle, Washington, between 1961 and 1979. The most common predisposing factor was a history of exogenous hormones, elicited in 46.7%. As predicted, such patients exhibited a more favorable outcome. Twelve percent of patients developed recurrent disease, and the vagina was the most common site of recurrence. However, 85% of patients with vaginal recurrence had received preoperative radiation therapy. Nodal sampling was a phase of the primary surgical treatment of the disease in 41 of the 240 patients. An effort to focus on this issue was made by including in a separate review 26 additional patients similarly managed in 1980 and 1981, thereby raising to 67 the total number of patients with nodal sampling. Fifty-nine of these patients had Stage I endometrial cancer. In these patients, histologic grade of tumor and depth of invasion determined at the time of operation appear to serve as reasonable predictors of nodal involvement.

Please choose payment method:

(PDF emailed within 0-6 h: $19.90)

Accession: 044865430

Download citation: RISBibTeXText

PMID: 6859175

DOI: 10.1016/0002-9378(83)90787-1

Related references

Clinicopathologic variables and survival comparison of patients with synchronous endometrial and ovarian cancers versus primary endometrial cancer with ovarian metastasis. Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention 9(3): 403-407, 2008

Endometrial cancer after tamoxifen treatment: a descriptive study of 25 breast cancer patients who subsequently developed endometrial cancer. Anticancer Research 16(5b): 3241-3246, 1996

The utility and management of vaginal cytology after treatment for endometrial cancer. Obstetrics and Gynecology 121(1): 129-135, 2013

Surveillance of endometrial pathologies, especially for endometrial cancer, of breast cancer patients under tamoxifen treatment. European Journal of Gynaecological Oncology 30(4): 357-360, 2009

USP14 is a predictor of recurrence in endometrial cancer and a molecular target for endometrial cancer treatment. Oncotarget 7(21): 30962-30976, 2016

Endometrial cancer after endometrial ablation vs medical management of abnormal uterine bleeding. Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology 22(3): 509-510, 2015

Management options and fertility-preserving therapy for premenopausal endometrial hyperplasia and early-stage endometrial cancer. International Journal of Gynaecology and Obstetrics: the Official Organ of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics 131(3): 234-239, 2015

Genomic instabilities are correlated with clinicopathological variables in endometrial cancer. Proceedings of the American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting 43: 629, 2002

Endometrial cancer: adjuvant treatment of endometrial cancer--radiotherapy, chemotherapy or both. Annals of Oncology 19(Suppl. 7): Vii67, 2008

Oncologic and reproductive outcomes after fertility-sparing management with oral progestin for women with complex endometrial hyperplasia and endometrial cancer. International Journal of Gynaecology and Obstetrics: the Official Organ of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics 132(1): 34-38, 2016

Tissue and serum biomarkers as prognostic variables in endometrioid-type endometrial cancer. Critical Reviews in Oncology/Hematology 80(2): 181-192, 2011

What should lymphadenectomy offer in early-stage endometrial cancer: lots of variables, little control. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology 205(6): 509-510, 2011

Ovario-endometrial and adrenal-endometrial synergism in relation to the treatment of breast cancer. Acta Cientifica Venezolana 18: 38, 1967

Abnormal ventral tegmental area-anterior cingulate cortex connectivity in Parkinson's disease with depression. Behavioural Brain Research 347: 132-139, 2018

Effects of Endometrial Ablation on Treatment Planning in Women With Endometrial Cancer. Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology 23(2): 281-285, 2016