Endometrial Cancer: When Upfront Surgery Is Not an Option

Amelia Barcellini, Marianna Roccio, Concetta Laliscia, Francesca Zanellini, Diana Pettinato, Francesca Valvo, Alfredo Mirandola, Ester Orlandi, Angiolo Gadducci

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Abstract

Background and Summary: The management of endometrial cancer, in an ever-older population with considerable comorbidity, remains a challenge for gynecological and radiation oncologists. Key Message: The present paper reviews literature data on treatment options for endometrial cancer patients unfit for surgery.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)65-71
Number of pages7
JournalOncology
Volume99
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2021

Keywords

  • Aged
  • Antineoplastic Agents, Hormonal/therapeutic use
  • Brachytherapy/methods
  • Clinical Trials as Topic
  • Endometrial Neoplasms/pathology
  • Female
  • Frail Elderly
  • Humans
  • Neoplasm Staging

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