Mucinous histology is a risk factor for nodal metastases in endometrial cancer.

@article{Musa2012MucinousHI,
  title={Mucinous histology is a risk factor for nodal metastases in endometrial cancer.},
  author={Fernanda Musa and Marilyn S. Huang and Brandi N Adams and Edyta Catalina Pirog and Kevin Holcomb},
  journal={Gynecologic oncology},
  year={2012},
  volume={125 3},
  pages={541-5}
}
OBJECTIVES Mucinous adenocarcinoma of the endometrium (MUC) is a rare histological variant of endometrial carcinoma accounting for 1-9% of endometrioid tumors. Few studies have characterized its clinical behavior. This is a case-control study at a single institution comparing the risk factors and clinical course of MUC relative to endometrioid adenocarcinoma. METHODS A case-control study was performed including patients treated for endometrial cancer between 1996 and 2006. 41 cases of… CONTINUE READING

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