Diagnosis and Management of the Cancer of the Uterus

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Abstract

Uterine cancer is the most common malignancy of the female genital tract. Treatment of uterine cancer is related to cell type, grade, and stage. However, the vast majority of uterine cancers will be low grade, early stage endometrial cancers with obesity being the primary risk factor associated with these cancers. Surgery is an important part of staging and management of uterine cancers.

Keywords

Uterine cancer HNPCC Lynch syndrome Endometrial cancer Sarcoma Staging endometrial stromal cancer 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Department of Obstetrics and GynecologyUniversity of Florida College of Medicine JacksonvilleJacksonvilleUSA
  2. 2.Florida State College at JacksonvilleJacksonvilleUSA

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