Polycystic ovary syndrome and endometrial carcinoma

  title={Polycystic ovary syndrome and endometrial carcinoma},
  author={P. Hardiman and Ouma S Pillay and W. Atiomo},
  journal={The Lancet},
  • P. Hardiman, Ouma S Pillay, W. Atiomo
  • Published 2003
  • Medicine
  • The Lancet
  • CONTEXT An association between polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)and endometrial carcinoma was first suggested in 1949, 14 years after the original description of the syndrome. Since then several studies have been published that seem to support this association. The prescription of hormonal treatment to reduce the risk of this complication is supported by the Guidelines for Good Clinical Practice of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, UK, the Health Information website of the… CONTINUE READING
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