Prognostic factors in uterine carcinosarcoma: a clinicopathologic study of 25 patients.

@article{Iwasa1998PrognosticFI,
  title={Prognostic factors in uterine carcinosarcoma: a clinicopathologic study of 25 patients.},
  author={Yoko Iwasa and Hironori Haga and Ikuo Konishi and Yoichiro Kobashi and Keiko Higuchi and Eiji Katsuyama and Sachiko Minamiguchi and Hirohiko Yamabe},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={1998},
  volume={82 3},
  pages={512-9}
}
BACKGROUND Carcinosarcoma (malignant mixed mullerian tumor) of the female genital tract is a highly malignant neoplasm. The tumor stage and histologic grade of the carcinomatous component are among the important prognostic indicators cited in the literature for this tumor. METHODS Twenty-five patients with uterine carcinosarcoma at 4 hospitals in the Kyoto and Nara areas of Japan were studied retrospectively. The clinicopathologic and immunohistochemical data including p53, bcl-2, Ki-67, and… CONTINUE READING

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