Are endometrial polyps true cancer precursors?

  title={Are endometrial polyps true cancer precursors?},
  author={Tamar Perri and Kurosh Rahimi and Agnihotram Venkata Ramanakumar and Karen Wou and Dragana Pilavdzic and Eduardo L Franco and Walter Henri Gotlieb and Alex S Ferenczy},
  journal={American journal of obstetrics and gynecology},
  volume={203 3},
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to assess whether endometrial polyps (EMPs) represent cancer precursors. STUDY DESIGN Age standardized incidence ratios (SIRs) of histologically verified endometrial cancers (EmCas) were estimated in women with EMPs and in women with uterine leiomyomata, which is a condition that is unrelated to endometrial carcinogenesis. SIRs were calculated as the ratio of observed to expected EmCas based on age-specific incidence rates for female Montreal residents… CONTINUE READING
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