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

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The terms "Endometrial cancer" returned 933 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Paraneoplastic syndrome in Hawai'i: a case of dermatomyositis associated with endometrial cancer.
 

Author(s): Cherisse Wada, Charles Nc Hua, Michael E Carney

Journal: Hawaii J Med Public Health. 2014 Apr;73(4):112-4.

 

Dermatomyositis as a paraneoplastic consequence of gynecological malignancy has rarely been reported in literature and never been reported in Honolulu. This case report describes a local Honolulu resident who was diagnosed with endometrial adenocarcinoma upon presenting with acute ...

Last Updated: 25 Apr 2014

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Cutaneous metastasis in endometrial cancer: once in a blue moon - case report.
 

Author(s): David Atallah, Nadine el Kassis, Fouad Lutfallah, Joelle Safi, Charbel Salameh, Samah Nadiri, Lina Bejjani

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Cutaneous metastases from internal malignancies are uncommon. Moreover, endometrial carcinoma rarely metastasizes to the skin, with a reported prevalence of 0.8%. Here, we report the case of a 62-year-old woman who developed cutaneous metastases from an endometrial carcinoma.

Last Updated: 18 Apr 2014

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High coffee consumption and different brewing methods in relation to postmenopausal endometrial cancer risk in the Norwegian women and cancer study: a population-based prospective study.
 

Author(s): Oxana Gavrilyuk, Tonje Braaten, Guri Skeie, Elisabete Weiderpass, Vanessa Dumeaux, Eiliv Lund

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Coffee and its compounds have been proposed to inhibit endometrial carcinogenesis. Studies in the Norwegian population can be especially interesting due to the high coffee consumption and increasing incidence of endometrial cancer in the country.

Last Updated: 2 Apr 2014

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The terms "Endometrial cancer" returned 91 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Molecular alterations of PI3K/Akt/mTOR pathway: a therapeutic target in endometrial cancer.
 

Author(s): Athanasia Pavlidou, Nikos F Vlahos

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It is well established that the PI3K/Akt/mTOR pathway plays a central role in cell growth and proliferation. It has also been suggested that its deregulation is associated with cancer. Genetic alterations, involving components of this pathway, are often encountered in endometrial ...

Last Updated: 14 Feb 2014

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The value of pelvic radiation therapy after hysterectomy for early endometrial cancer.
 

Author(s): Patricia J Eifel

Journal: Oncology (Williston Park, N.Y.). 2013 Oct;27(10):990-9.

 

Although endometrial carcinoma is one of the most common cancers affecting women, most cases are detected at an early stage and are cured with hysterectomy alone. Most recurrences occur in the relatively small subset of patients whose surgical specimens reveal multiple risk factors. ...

Last Updated: 25 Dec 2013

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Dedifferentiated endometrial cancer: an atypical case diagnosed from cerebellar and adrenal metastasis: case presentation and review of literature.
 

Author(s): Roberto Berretta, Tito Silvio Patrelli, Raffaele Faioli, Daniele Mautone, Salvatore Gizzo, Antonio Mezzogiorno, Giovanna Giordano, Alberto Bacchi Modena

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Dedifferentiated endometrial cancer (DEC) is microscopically characterized by the presence of high-grade areas emerging from low-grade tumour. DEC is an aggressive tumour even when the dedifferentiated component represents only 20% of the entire neoplasm. A proper histological diagnosis ...

Last Updated: 7 Aug 2013

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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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Dasatinib, Paclitaxel, and Carboplatin in Treating Patients With Stage III-IV or Recurrent Endometrial Cancer
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Endometrial Adenocarcinoma; Endometrial Adenosquamous Cell Carcinoma; Endometrial Clear Cell Carcinoma; Endometrial Papillary Serous Carcinoma; Recurrent Endometrial Carcinoma; Stage IIIA Endometrial Carcinoma; Stage IIIB Endometrial Carcinoma; Stage IIIC Endometrial Carcinoma; Stage IVA Endometrial Carcinoma; Stage IVB Endometrial Carcinoma

 

Last Updated: 16 Sep 2014

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Paclitaxel and Carboplatin With or Without Metformin Hydrochloride in Treating Patients With Stage III, IV, or Recurrent Endometrial Cancer
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Endometrial Adenocarcinoma; Endometrial Clear Cell Carcinoma; Endometrial Papillary Serous Carcinoma; Recurrent Endometrial Carcinoma; Stage IIIA Endometrial Carcinoma; Stage IIIB Endometrial Carcinoma; Stage IIIC Endometrial Carcinoma; Stage IVA Endometrial Carcinoma; Stage IVB Endometrial Carcinoma

 

Last Updated: 29 Sep 2014

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Lymph Node Mapping in Patients With Newly Diagnosed Endometrial Cancer Undergoing Surgery
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Stage I Endometrial Carcinoma; Stage II Endometrial Carcinoma; Stage III Endometrial Carcinoma; Stage IV Endometrial Carcinoma

 

Last Updated: 18 Sep 2014

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