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Targeted treatments in endometrial cancer

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Published: 14.10.11
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Dr Helga Salvesen – Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway

Dr Helga Salvesen talks about the need for endometrial cancer research as it is the most common gynaecological malignancy, but has significantly fewer trials and collected data than that of ovarian and breast cancer despite being so common.

The current treatment is a surgical course after diagnosis and then to classify the patient as high or low risk. From there high risk patients are usually given chemotherapy, with some rare sub groups given radiotherapy. Recent findings have identified promising targets; biomarkers that can identify high and low risk patients, which would allow for high risk patients to receive full treatment including systemic therapy and avoid the overtreatment of low risk patients.

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