Endometrial Carcinoma: Evaluation and Management

Melissa Moffitt, Laila I. Muderspach

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationManagement of Common Problems in Obstetrics and Gynecology: Fifth Edition
PublisherWiley-Blackwell
Pages370-372
Number of pages3
ISBN (Print)9781405169165
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jul 16 2010
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Endometrial carcinoma - evaluation and management
  • Endometrial carcinoma diagnosis - viewed with skepticism
  • Endometrial carcinoma, most common malignancy of female genital tract in USA
  • Endometrial carcinoma, two types - estrogen related and one which is not
  • Estrogen replacement - many women after treatment for endometrial cancer suffer effects of estrogen insufficiency
  • First sign of endometrial carcinoma - abnormal vaginal bleeding after or at the time of menopause
  • Limited data on safety of estrogen replacement - following endometrial cancer surgery
  • Management of clinically localized cases
  • Prognosis and survival - related to histologic degree of differentiation
  • Vaginal hysterectomy - surgical staging and therapy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

Cite this

Moffitt, M., & Muderspach, L. I. (2010). Endometrial Carcinoma: Evaluation and Management. In Management of Common Problems in Obstetrics and Gynecology: Fifth Edition (pp. 370-372). Wiley-Blackwell. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781444323030.ch84