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Preoperative identification of synchronous ovarian and endometrial cancers: the importance of appropriate workup.

Authors
  • Broeders, Fieke M E
  • van der Wurff, Anneke A M
  • Pijnenborg, Johanna M A
  • Vos, M Caroline
Type
Published Article
Journal
International Journal of Gynecological Cancer
Publisher
Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer) - Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication Date
Oct 01, 2012
Volume
22
Issue
8
Pages
1325–1331
Identifiers
PMID: 22968517
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Patients with synchronous endometrial and ovarian cancers are young, often present with abnormal uterine bleeding and have a low initial CA-125. Adequate workup with attention to both ovarian and endometrial status, especially in young patients with a wish to preserve fertility, is important to make the right decision for treatment.

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