IMR Press / EJGO / Volume 29 / Issue 6 / pii/1631005538186-1786773827

European Journal of Gynaecological Oncology (EJGO) is published by IMR Press from Volume 40 Issue 1 (2019). Previous articles were published by another publisher on a subscription basis, and they are hosted by IMR Press on as a courtesy and upon agreement with S.O.G.

Case Report
Conservative management of a patient with endometrial carcinoma desiring fertility: how to inform?
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1 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Istanbul University, School of Medicine (Turkey)
Eur. J. Gynaecol. Oncol. 2008, 29(6), 661–663;
Published: 10 December 2008

Conservative management of patients with endometrial cancer who desire fertility is becoming widespread in certain circumstances. A 36-year-old women desiring fertility with early-stage endometroid type adenocarcinoma of the endometrium was treated with 160 mg/d megestrol acetate for six months. After confirmation of a normal endometrial biopsy she became pregnant spontaneously. Following an uneventful pregnancy a healthy baby at term was delivered by cesarean section. Definitive surgery was performed. The risks and benefits of this thereupeutic approach are discussed and informing style of the patients emphasized.
Endometrial carcinoma
Conservative management
Patient information
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