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This chapter in Cancer Concepts: A Guidebook for the Non-Oncologist is about cancers of the endometrium and uterus, including the epidemiology, risk factors, diagnosis, genetic risk, histology, grading and type categorization, management, and prognosis.

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University of Massachusetts Medical School


Worcester, MA


endometrial cancer, endometrial adenocarcinoma, uterine sarcoma


Female Urogenital Diseases and Pregnancy Complications | Neoplasms | Obstetrics and Gynecology | Oncology | Pathology | Radiology | Women's Health


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