Endometrial cancer

Common Name(s)

Endometrial cancer

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4th Angel Mentoring Program

Learning that you have cancer can be an overwhelming experience – one that leaves you frightened, vulnerable and alone. The 4th Angel Mentoring Program offers free, one-on-one, confidential outreach and support from someone who has successfully made the same journey you are about to begin – the journey towards recovery. This specially trained volunteer and cancer survivor – your 4th Angel – is someone who will talk and listen in a supportive setting. The 4th Angel Mentoring Program is telephone based, so you can be connect with an angel anywhere in the country. 4th Angel Mentoring Program is part of The Scott Hamilton CARES Initiative, a national non-profit organizat

Last Updated: 12 Dec 2012

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Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "Endometrial cancer" for support, advocacy or research.

4th Angel Mentoring Program

Learning that you have cancer can be an overwhelming experience – one that leaves you frightened, vulnerable and alone. The 4th Angel Mentoring Program offers free, one-on-one, confidential outreach and support from someone who has successfully made the same journey you are about to begin – the journey towards recovery. This specially trained volunteer and cancer survivor – your 4th Angel – is someone who will talk and listen in a supportive setting. The 4th Angel Mentoring Program is telephone based, so you can be connect with an angel anywhere in the country. 4th Angel Mentoring Program is part of The Scott Hamilton CARES Initiative, a national non-profit organizat

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Last Updated: 12 Dec 2012

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Scientific Literature

Articles from the PubMed Database

Research articles describe the outcome of a single study. They are the published results of original research.
The terms "Endometrial cancer" returned 1026 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Tea and coffee and risk of endometrial cancer: cohort study and meta-analysis.
 

Author(s): TienYu Owen Yang, Francesca Crowe, Benjamin J Cairns, Gillian K Reeves, Valerie Beral

Journal: Am. J. Clin. Nutr.. 2015 Mar;101(3):570-8.

 

Previous reports, mostly from retrospective studies, suggested possible protective effects of both tea and coffee against endometrial cancer, but recent reports from prospective studies generally showed weaker or null associations.

Last Updated: 3 Mar 2015

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Prognostic significance of POLE proofreading mutations in endometrial cancer.
 

Author(s): David N Church, Ellen Stelloo, Remi A Nout, Nadejda Valtcheva, Jeroen Depreeuw, Natalja ter Haar, Aurelia Noske, Frederic Amant, Ian P M Tomlinson, Peter J Wild, Diether Lambrechts, Ina M Jürgenliemk-Schulz, Jan J Jobsen, Vincent T H B M Smit, Carien L Creutzberg, Tjalling Bosse

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Current risk stratification in endometrial cancer (EC) results in frequent over- and underuse of adjuvant therapy, and may be improved by novel biomarkers. We examined whether POLE proofreading mutations, recently reported in about 7% of ECs, predict prognosis.

Last Updated: 16 Dec 2014

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Candidate locus analysis of the TERT-CLPTM1L cancer risk region on chromosome 5p15 identifies multiple independent variants associated with endometrial cancer risk.
 

Author(s): Luis G Carvajal-Carmona, Tracy A O'Mara, Jodie N Painter, Felicity A Lose, Joe Dennis, Kyriaki Michailidou, Jonathan P Tyrer, Shahana Ahmed, Kaltin Ferguson, Catherine S Healey, Karen Pooley, Jonathan Beesley, Timothy Cheng, Angela Jones, Kimberley Howarth, Lynn Martin, Maggie Gorman, Shirley Hodgson, , , Nicholas Wentzensen, Peter A Fasching, Alexander Hein, Matthias W Beckmann, Stefan P Renner, Thilo Dörk, Peter Hillemanns, Matthias Dürst, Ingo Runnebaum, Diether Lambrechts, Lieve Coenegrachts, Stefanie Schrauwen, Frederic Amant, Boris Winterhoff, Sean C Dowdy, Ellen L Goode, Attila Teoman, Helga B Salvesen, Jone Trovik, Tormund S Njolstad, Henrica M J Werner, Rodney J Scott, Katie Ashton, Tony Proietto, Geoffrey Otton, Ofra Wersäll, Miriam Mints, Emma Tham, , Per Hall, Kamila Czene, Jianjun Liu, Jingmei Li, John L Hopper, Melissa C Southey, , Arif B Ekici, Matthias Ruebner, Nichola Johnson, Julian Peto, Barbara Burwinkel, Frederik Marme, Hermann Brenner, Aida K Dieffenbach, Alfons Meindl, Hiltrud Brauch, , Annika Lindblom, Jeroen Depreeuw, Matthieu Moisse, Jenny Chang-Claude, Anja Rudolph, Fergus J Couch, Janet E Olson, Graham G Giles, Fiona Bruinsma, Julie M Cunningham, Brooke L Fridley, Anne-Lise Børresen-Dale, Vessela N Kristensen, Angela Cox, Anthony J Swerdlow, Nicholas Orr, Manjeet K Bolla, Qin Wang, Rachel Palmieri Weber, Zhihua Chen, Mitul Shah, Paul D P Pharoah, Alison M Dunning, Ian Tomlinson, Douglas F Easton, Amanda B Spurdle, Deborah J Thompson

Journal: Hum. Genet.. 2015 Feb;134(2):231-45.

 

Several studies have reported associations between multiple cancer types and single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) on chromosome 5p15, which harbours TERT and CLPTM1L, but no such association has been reported with endometrial cancer. To evaluate the role of genetic variants at the ...

Last Updated: 12 Jan 2015

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Reviews from the PubMed Database

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The terms "Endometrial cancer" returned 101 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Surgical management of early endometrial cancer: an update and proposal of a therapeutic algorithm.
 

Author(s): Francesca Falcone, Giancarlo Balbi, Luca Di Martino, Flavio Grauso, Maria Elena Salzillo, Enrico Michelino Messalli

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In the last few years technical improvements have produced a dramatic shift from traditional open surgery towards a minimally invasive approach for the management of early endometrial cancer. Advancement in minimally invasive surgical approaches has allowed extensive staging procedures ...

Last Updated: 26 Jul 2014

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Ultrasound deserves to play a prominent role in the diagnosis and management of endometrial cancer.
 

Author(s): L Valentin

Journal: Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 2014 May;43(5):483-7.

 

Last Updated: 5 May 2014

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Risk of endometrial, ovarian and breast cancer in women with polycystic ovary syndrome: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
 

Author(s): John A Barry, Mallika M Azizia, Paul J Hardiman

Journal: Hum. Reprod. Update. ;20(5):748-58.

 

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a common condition affecting ∼8% of women. The objective of the present study was to quantify separately the risk of endometrial cancer, ovarian cancer and breast cancer in women with PCOS compared with non-PCOS controls, and quantify separately ...

Last Updated: 15 Aug 2014

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Endometrial Cancer Testing With Vaginal and Endometrial Cell Samples
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Endometrial Cancer; Gynecological Cancers

 

Last Updated: 7 Nov 2014

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Biomarkers in Samples From Patients With Endometrial Cancer
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Endometrial Cancer; Hereditary Non-polyposis Colon Cancer

 

Last Updated: 9 Sep 2010

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Follow-up of Endometrial Cancer Patients
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Endometrial Cancer

 

Last Updated: 28 Nov 2014

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