In an individual data meta-analysis of 36 studies that included 27,276 women with endometrial cancer
and 115,743 women without it, COC use reduced the risk of endometrial cancer
by approximately 25% for every 5 years of use.
Results: The area under curve (AUC) for diagnosis of endometrial cancer
based on HE4 was superior to that based on CA125 (0.
Research and Markets found that the market potential of endometrial cancer
therapeutic drugsisestimated considering that these are being tested in clinical trials for endometrial cancer
, besides the ones which have already been approved.
Getting older is also a risk factor, as endometrial cancer
most affects postmenopausal women.
The use of the SLN technique as an alternative to complete lymphadenectomy in endometrial cancer
has been well described, although its accuracy and the validity of its use are still debated.
The company will start its Phase 2 clinical study of Virexxa in conjunction with progestin therapy for the treatment of endometrial cancer
in women with recurrent or persistent disease who have failed progestin monotherapy.
The report provides a snapshot of the global therapeutic landscape of Endometrial Cancer
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), which also causes irregular or no ovulation, is associated with higher rates of endometrial cancer
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
To assess whether bisphosphonates might help prevent endometrial cancer
Sharon Hensley Alford PhD of the Henry Ford Health System in Detroit led a team that evaluated information from the National Cancer Institute's PLCO (Prostate Lung Colorectal and Ovarian) Screening Trial which included questionnaires about bone medication use.
is one of the more prevalent cancers and is a common cause of cancer death worldwide.
First author Kristy Ward, senior gynecologic oncology fellow at UC San Diego, said that estimating from various studies that looked at increasing BMI and endometrial cancer
risk, a woman with a Body Mass Index (BMI) of 40 would have approximately eight times greater risk of endometrial cancer
than someone with a BMI of 25.
Such a test would be highly advantageous considering that ovarian cancer is usually diagnosed in advanced stages and is highly lethal and that endometrial cancer
is the fourth most common cancer in women.
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Cancer of the uterus is a tumour that grows in the lining of the uterus, the endometrium, and is sometimes known as endometrial cancer