Progestin therapy for endometrial cancer: the potential of fourth-generation progestin (review).

@article{Banno2012ProgestinTF,
  title={Progestin therapy for endometrial cancer: the potential of fourth-generation progestin (review).},
  author={Kouji Banno and Iori Kisu and Megumi Yanokura and Kosuke Tsuji and Kenta Masuda and Arisa Ueki and Yusuke Kobayashi and Wataru Yamagami and Hiroyuki Nomura and Nobuyuki Susumu and Daisuke Aoki},
  journal={International journal of oncology},
  year={2012},
  volume={40 6},
  pages={
          1755-62
        }
}
Progestin preparations are made of synthetic progesterone and have often been used for hormone therapy in gynecological patients with endometriosis or endometrial cancer. Hormone therapy using progestin is considered to be one of the effective means of treatment particularly when dealing with endometrial cancer (an estrogen-dependent tumor). Numerous reports have been published concerning its efficacy in advanced or recurrent cases of… 

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