Adenosarcoma of the Uterus

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Adenosarcoma of the Uterus

Adenosarcoma of the uterus is a rare tumor of the uterus that typically originates in the lining of the uterus (endometrium). This type of tumor is characterized by both benign (noncancerous) and malignant components (low-grade sarcoma). Typical symptoms in affected individuals may include abnormal vaginal bleeding, an enlarged uterus, and tissue protruding from the external os (external opening of the uterus that leads into the cavity of the cervix). It is most common in post-menopausal women but can affect women of any age. Factors that may predisposed an individual to the condition include hyperestrogenemia (high blood estrogen levels), chemotherapy, or radiotherapy. Recommended treatment includes hysterectomy, usually accompanied by bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy (removal of fallopian tubes and ovaries). Ovarian conservation is an option for reproductive age women.
 

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Medroxyprogesterone Acetate With or Without Entinostat Before Surgery in Treating Patients With Endometrioid Endometrial Cancer
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Grade 1 Endometrial Endometrioid Adenocarcinoma; Grade 2 Endometrial Endometrioid Adenocarcinoma; Grade 3 Endometrial Endometrioid Adenocarcinoma; Uterine Corpus Adenosarcoma

 

Last Updated: 11 Dec 2017

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