Uterine carcinosarcoma/malignant mixed Müllerian tumor incidence is increased in women with breast cancer, but independent of hormone therapy

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Uterine carcinosarcoma/malignant mixed Müllerian tumor (UC/MMMT) is an uncommon and aggressive gynecological malignancy with poor prognosis. Tumors arise from monoclonal carcinoma cells derived from embryonal mesoderm, which exhibit sarcomatous metaplasia. UC/MMMT usually occurs in postmenopausal women and accounts for 2%–5% of all uterine malignancies [1,2… (More)
DOI: 10.3802/jgo.2015.26.4.249

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