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Treatment of low-risk endometrial cancer

Authors
Steven C Plaxe, MD
Arno J Mundt, MD
Section Editor
Barbara Goff, MD
Deputy Editors
Sadhna R Vora, MD
Sandy J Falk, MD, FACOG

INTRODUCTION

Endometrial cancer is cancer of the uterine lining. Surgery is the standard treatment for women with low-risk endometrial cancer, and the prognosis is usually excellent. Adjuvant therapy is most often not recommended with low-risk disease.

This review will focus on the options for adjuvant treatment in endometrial cancer and will explain why it is not recommended for women with low-risk disease. The treatment of intermediate- and high-risk endometrial cancers is discussed separately.

(See "Approach to adjuvant treatment of endometrial cancer".)

(See "Adjuvant treatment of intermediate-risk endometrial cancer".)

(See "Adjuvant treatment of high-risk endometrial cancers".)

           

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