endometrium

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(pregnancy) the mucous membrane that lines the uterus

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TVS and sonoHSG are the studies of choice for the characterization of endometrial hyperplasia.
The report provides information on the key drivers and challenges of the Endometrial Cancer Therapeutics market.
Expression of the retinoblastoma-related gene Rb2/p130 correlates with clinical outcome in endometrial cancer.
Estrogen acts to increase the thickness and vascularity of the endometrial lining; progesterone increases its glandular secretion and vessel tortuosity.
Women taking a combination of oestrogen and progesterone have the same or a slightly lower risk of endometrial cancer, compared to those who have never taken HRT.
And maybe have to treat fewer advanced cases of endometrial cancer.
In light of the estimated risk of breast and endometrial cancers together, they contend that combined hormone therapy seems to offer "little advantage" over estrogen-only therapy for women who still have a uterus.
Compared to other California women, the teachers had a 51 percent higher rate of breast cancer, a 72 percent higher rate of endometrial cancer and a 59 percent higher rate of melanoma.
research groups had also found hints that the drug causes unusually aggressive endometrial cancers (SN: 9/25/93, p.
Similarly, physicians treating women with endometrial cancer must be able to distinguish among different versions of this disease form that, on the surface, appear the same.
The use of nitrogenous bisphosphonates was associated with a nearly 50% reduction in the incidence of endometrial cancer among women in the PLCO, or Prostate, Lung, Colorectal, and Ovarian Cancer Screening trial.
Sugar-sweetened beverage intake and the risk of type I and type II endometrial cancer among postmenopausal women.
Although the Papanicolaou (Pap) [2] smear was intended to be used to screen for cervical cancer and its precursors, ovarian and endometrial cancers are infrequently detected via abnormal cervical cytology.
Transvaginal ultrasound was performed to document follicular size and growth as well as endometrial thickness.