|July 2006 · Vol. 18, No. 7
UPDATE on ENDOMETRIAL CANCER
NEW DEVELOPMENTS THAT ARE CHANGING PATIENT CARE
Practice recommendations Atypical hyperplasia, oncology consult for staging, use of estrogen after hysterectomy
OBG Management Board of Editors
Department of Gynecologic
of Texas M. D. Anderson
ObGyns are the first to make the diagnosis and are frequently involved in the treatment of endometrial cancer. It is the most common gynecologic cancer—more common than ovarian cancer and cervical cancer combined.
There will be an estimated 41,200 cases and 7,350 deaths from uterine cancer in 2006.