Systemic therapies for endometrial carcinoma

Brian M. Slomovitz, Karen H. Lu

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Because of the hematogenous and lymphatic spread of endometrial cancer (EC), patients with recurrent or advanced disease often present with tumor outside of the pelvis. Systemic therapy, therefore, plays an important role in the management of these patients. Both hormonal and cytotoxic agents have activity in patients with advanced or recurrent EC. However, neither of these types of therapies is considered curative in patients with distant, metastatic disease.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationCancer of the Uterus
PublisherCRC Press
Number of pages28
ISBN (Electronic)9780849377884
ISBN (Print)0824754158, 9780824754150
StatePublished - Jan 1 2004
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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