endometrial cancer

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Related to endometrial cancer: Endometrial hyperplasia, Endometrial biopsy
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Synonyms for endometrial cancer

cancer of the uterine lining

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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 risk.
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.
Endometrial cancer 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.
Endometrial Cancer - Pipeline Review, Half Year is built using data and information sourced from Global Markets Direct's proprietary databases, Company/University websites, SEC filings, investor presentations and featured press releases from company/university sites and industry-specific third party sources, put together by Global Markets Direct's team.
Cancer of the uterus is a tumour that grows in the lining of the uterus, the endometrium, and is sometimes known as endometrial cancer.