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Ovarian Preservation in Endometrial Carcinoma

  • K. Chitrathara


Endometrial cancer is generally a disease of postmenopausal women. However, in recent years, endometrial cancer in younger women is increasing because of lifestyle changes and diseases like diabetes mellitus, obesity, and polycystic ovarian disease. Ovarian preservation must be considered in this group of young premenopausal women. Traditionally, it was thought that metastases to ovaries or synchronous tumors were high, and therefore bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy was advocated. Several factors dictated this thinking, namely:


Ovarian Cancer Endometrial Cancer Endometrial Carcinoma Anterior Abdominal Wall Prophylactic Oophorectomy 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Surgical and Gynecologic OncologyWelcare Hospital and Lakeshore Hospital and Research CentreKochiIndia

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