endometrial cancer


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Related to endometrial cancer: Endometrial hyperplasia, Endometrial biopsy
  • noun

Synonyms for endometrial cancer

cancer of the uterine lining

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The Company is currently conducting a ZoptEC (Zopt arelin doxorubicin inE ndometrialC ancer) Phase 3 trial in women with advanced, recurrent or metastatic endometrial cancer, while Phase 2 trials in ovarian and prostate cancer have been completed.
Women may have taken oral bisphosphonates because they had high fracture risk due to low endogenous estro gen from low weight, which is associated with low endometrial cancer risk.
The women were followed until last known contact, death, or endometrial cancer diagnosis.
Additionally, women were excluded if diagnosed with endometrial cancer in situ (n = 21) and sarcoma (n = 10) during follow up.
A number of biological mechanisms link obesity to endometrial cancer.
This is an important public health issue because the incidences of both endometrial cancer and obesity, a well-known risk factor for endometrial cancer, are rising in the US.
This more comprehensive approach provides a clearer picture of the way particular endometrial cancers will behave and will be important to gynecological oncologists who treat this disease.
In the pilot study, the test was able to accurately detect each of 24 endometrial cancers, a 100 percent success rate, according to results published in the US journal "Science Translational Medicine.
This set of three genes is mutated in 40% of the serous endometrial cancer tumors and in 15% to 26% of the other endometrial cancer subtypes.
Biennial questionnaires ascertained endometrial cancer diagnoses during the preceding two years.
Clinical studies have also shown that Mirena can help women with excessive menstrual bleeding avoid hysterectomies, can reduce pain associated with endometriosis, and may prevent the development of endometrial cancer.
In each of the studies, women who consumed the highest dietary intake of soy had a lower risk for endometrial and ovarian cancers compared with the women who had the lowest intake (odds ratio for endometrial cancer, 0.
Using the sequential therapy, 1 000 women would develop 8 extra cases of endometrial cancer over a 10-year period, whereas the same number of women over the same number of years using continuous therapy would be likely to develop 4 cases.
Researchers in oncology, obstetrics and gynecology, pathology, and radiology synthesize the current understanding and management of endometrial cancer, radically updating the previous such general study, which was published 20 years ago.