Safety of ovarian preservation in premenopausal women with endometrial cancer.

@article{Wright2009SafetyOO,
  title={Safety of ovarian preservation in premenopausal women with endometrial cancer.},
  author={J. D. Wright and Adam M. Buck and Monjri S Shah and William M. J. Burke and Peter B. Schiff and Thomas J. Herzog},
  journal={Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology},
  year={2009},
  volume={27 8},
  pages={1214-9}
}
PURPOSE Oophorectomy is commonly performed in premenopausal women with endometrial cancer who undergo hysterectomy. The benefits of oophorectomy in this setting are unknown, and the procedure subjects women to the long-term sequelae of estrogen deprivation. We examined the safety of ovarian preservation in young women with endometrial cancer who underwent hysterectomy. PATIENTS AND METHODS Women < or = 45 years of age with stage I endometrial cancer recorded from 1988 to 2004 in the… CONTINUE READING

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