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Open Access Original Research

Primary hormonal treatment for early endometrial carcinoma

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1 Gynecologic Oncology Unit, General Jose de San Martin Hospital, Buenos Aires University, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Eur. J. Gynaecol. Oncol. 1998, 19(6), 565–568;
Published: 10 December 1998
Abstract

Four cases of clinical Stage I endometrial carcinoma initially treated with hormonal therapy are included in this study. Three of them resulted in tumor regression and two of them permitted a subsequent three pregnancies. All patients are alive and without evi­dence of disease with a median follow-up of 35.7 months (range 17 to 72 months). We believe this is a promising approach through which we may be able to offer a conservative treatment maintaining high sur­vival rates and preserving childbearing potential. Diagnostic and therapeutic data for fertility-desiring patients with endometrial car­cinoma are analyzed in this study.

Keywords
Endometrial cancer
Hormonal Treatment
Pregnancy
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