Long-Term Oncologic and Reproductive Outcomes in Young Women With Early Endometrial Cancer Conservatively Treated: A Prospective Study and Literature Update.

@article{Laurelli2016LongTermOA,
  title={Long-Term Oncologic and Reproductive Outcomes in Young Women With Early Endometrial Cancer Conservatively Treated: A Prospective Study and Literature Update.},
  author={Giuseppe Laurelli and Francesca Falcone and Maria Stella Gallo and Felice Scala and S. Losito and Vincenza Granata and Marco Cascella and Stefano Greggi},
  journal={International journal of gynecological cancer : official journal of the International Gynecological Cancer Society},
  year={2016},
  volume={26 9},
  pages={
          1650-1657
        }
}
OBJECTIVE This study aimed to analyze the long-term oncologic and reproductive outcomes in endometrial cancer (EC) in young patients conservatively treated by combined hysteroscopic resection (HR) and levonorgestrel intrauterine device (LNG-IUD). METHODS Twenty-one patients (age ≤ 40 years; Stage IA, G1-2 endometrioid EC), wishing to preserve their fertility, were enrolled into this prospective study. The HR was used to resect (1) the tumor lesion, (2) the endometrium adjacent to the tumor… CONTINUE READING
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