Three women with a well-differentiated grade 1 endometrioid adenocarcinoma of the endometrium with minimal myometrial infiltration were treated with hysteroscopic resection and hormone therapy. The presence of myometrial infiltration has often been mentioned as an exclusion criterion for conservative management in young patients because of worsening cancer prognosis. The subsequent 5-year follow-up and the pregnancies achieved may confirm the choice of this temporary treatment and indicate a new option for fertility-sparing treatment in highly motivated patients.

Fertility-Sparing Treatment of Endometrial Cancer with Initial Infiltration of Myometrium by Resectoscopic Surgery: A Pilot Study.

Guasina F;Paradisi R
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Leggieri C;Caprara G;Seracchioli R
2018

Abstract

Three women with a well-differentiated grade 1 endometrioid adenocarcinoma of the endometrium with minimal myometrial infiltration were treated with hysteroscopic resection and hormone therapy. The presence of myometrial infiltration has often been mentioned as an exclusion criterion for conservative management in young patients because of worsening cancer prognosis. The subsequent 5-year follow-up and the pregnancies achieved may confirm the choice of this temporary treatment and indicate a new option for fertility-sparing treatment in highly motivated patients.
Casadio P, Guasina F, Paradisi R, Leggieri C, Caprara G, Seracchioli R
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