The prognostic significance of lower uterine segment involvement in surgically staged endometrial cancer patients with negative nodes.


OBJECTIVES Endometrial cancer is the most common female genital malignancy in the United States. Stage is the most important prognostic factor. Other factors include grade, lymph-vascular space invasion (LVI), and myometrial invasion. Tumor location in the lower uterine segment (LUS) may also be important. LUS involvement correlates with nodal involvement… (More)