Prognostic impact of the history of breast cancer and of hormone therapy in uterine carcinosarcoma.

@article{Uehara2012PrognosticIO,
  title={Prognostic impact of the history of breast cancer and of hormone therapy in uterine carcinosarcoma.},
  author={Takashi Uehara and Takashi Onda and Shinichi Togami and Tsukuru Amano and Michihiro Tanikawa and Morio Sawada and Shun-ichi Ikeda and Tomoyasu Kato and Takahiro Kasamatsu},
  journal={International journal of gynecological cancer : official journal of the International Gynecological Cancer Society},
  year={2012},
  volume={22 2},
  pages={280-5}
}
OBJECTIVE Recent studies reveal an association between hormone therapy for breast cancer (BC), such as tamoxifen (TAM) and toremifene (TOR), and uterine carcinosarcoma (UCS). The aim of this study was to investigate the characteristics and prognosis of patients with UCS after BC and hormone therapy. METHODS Between January 1997 and December 2007, we treated 51 patients with UCS. The medical records of these patients were reviewed, and factors that influenced their survival were… CONTINUE READING
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