The Place for Radiotherapy in Endometrial Cancer

  • C. A. Joslin


The incidence of cancer of the endometrium is increasing and in the United Kingdom almost equals that of cervical cancer. Clinically, it most commonly presents as stage I disease, being locally confined to the endometrial and myo-metrial tissues. However, depending upon the grade of tumour and depth of myometrial invasion the chance of regional spread to the pelvic lymph nodes can be as high as 50% [1]. Management for stage I endometrial cancer is therefore not only concerned with the eradication of disease in the primary organ, but also with determining the likelihood of pelvic node involvement and providing appropriate treatment.


Endometrial Cancer Endometrial Carcinoma Myometrial Invasion Pelvic Recurrence Corpus Uterus 
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