Treatment of low-risk endometrial cancer
- Steven C Plaxe, MD
Steven C Plaxe, MD
- Professor, Reproductive Medicine
- Director, Gynecologic Oncology
- University of California, San Diego School of Medicine
- Arno J Mundt, MD
Arno J Mundt, MD
- Section Editor — Radiation Therapy
- Chairman of Radiation Oncology
- University of California, San Diego
- Section Editor
- Barbara Goff, MD
Barbara Goff, MD
- Section Editor — Gynecologic Oncology
- Department Chair, Gynecologic Oncology
- University of Washington Medical Center
- Deputy Editors
- Sadhna R Vora, MD
Sadhna R Vora, MD
- Deputy Editor — Oncology
- Instructor in Medicine
- Harvard Medical School
- Sandy J Falk, MD, FACOG
Sandy J Falk, MD, FACOG
- Director, Editorial Relations — UpToDate
- Deputy Editor — Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women's Health
- Instructor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, Part-time
- Harvard Medical School
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.To continue reading this article, you must log in with your personal, hospital, or group practice subscription. For more information on subscription options, click below on the option that best describes you:
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