Endometriosis-related malignancies.

  title={Endometriosis-related malignancies.},
  author={Gary S. Leiserowitz and Joslyn L Gumbs and Rie Oi and John Dalrymple and Lloyd Hollingsworth Smith and Jeong-Seon Ryu and Sidney A Scudder and Anthony H. Russell},
  journal={International journal of gynecological cancer : official journal of the International Gynecological Cancer Society},
  volume={13 4},
The purpose of this study is to describe the clinical findings, treatment, and outcome of patients with endometriosis-related cancers. Patients meeting Sampson and Scott's criteria for cancer associated with endometriosis in the Sacramento region were identified by chart review and pathology reports. Twenty-seven patients were identified with endometriosis-related malignancies (mean age 51.4 years). The site of origin was ovary in 17 (63.0%) and extra-ovarian in 10 (37%) including vagina… CONTINUE READING