Current status in the management of uterine corpus cancer in Korea

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kyung Hee University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.
Journal of Gynecologic Oncology (Impact Factor: 2.49). 09/2010; 21(3):151-62. DOI: 10.3802/jgo.2010.21.3.151
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Uterine corpus cancer has increased in prevalence in Korean women over the last decade. Recently, elegant studies have been reported from many institutes. To improve treatment strategies, a review of our own data is warranted. This work will discuss the risks and prognostic factors for uterine corpus cancer, and the radiologic evaluation, prediction of lymph node metastasis, systematic lymphadenectomy, minimally invasive surgery, ovarian-saving surgery, fertility-sparing treatment, and adjuvant treatment in women with uterine cancer.

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