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Uterine Cancer pp 161-173 | Cite as

Early-Stage Endometrial Cancer

Surgery
  • Yukio SonodaEmail author
Chapter
Part of the Current Clinical Oncology book series (CCO)

Abstract

Endometrial cancer typically presents at an early stage and surgery alone can be curative in many of these cases. Traditionally, surgery for early-stage disease has been carried out using an open approach; however, the use of minimally invasive surgery has rapidly grown in the field of gynecologic oncology. Multiple studies have demonstrated its feasibility and oncologic outcomes continue to be validated.

Keywords

Endometrial cancer Surgery Laparoscopy 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Gynecology ServiceDepartment of Surgery Memorial Sloan-Ketering Cancer CenterNew York

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