A review of the challenges faced in the conservative treatment of young women with endometrial carcinoma and risk of ovarian cancer.

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OBJECTIVE The standard management for women diagnosed with endometrial carcinoma (EC) is hysterectomy with salpingo-oophorectomy. However, more conservative treatment approaches, including uterine and ovarian preservation, may be used for women who have a strong desire to maintain fertility in spite of potential oncologic risks. METHODS We reviewed the… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ygyno.2009.08.011

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