Endometrial cancer is also known as uterine cancer, cancer of the corpus uteri, uterine corpus cancer, endometrical carcinoma.

It is the 6th most common malignancy worldwide.

Management of endometrial cancer should be divided based on risk, disease stage & patient's desire for fertility.

Endometrial Cancer References

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