Molecular Prognostic Factors and Pathogenesis of Endometrial Cancer


Authors: I. Míčková 1;  R. Pilka 2;  M. Lubušký 2;  M. Kudela 2
Authors‘ workplace: Ústav lékařské genetiky a fetální medicíny, LF UP a FN, Olomouc, přednosta prof. MUDr. J. Šantavý, CSc. 1;  Gynekologicko-porodnická klinika, LF UP a FN, Olomouc, přednosta prof. MUDr. M. Kudela, CSc. 2
Published in: Čes. Gynek.2006, 71, č. 4 s. 355-360
Category: Original Article

Overview

Objective:
To evaluate the importance of molecular markers for prognosis and pathogenesis of endometrial carcinoma.

Design:
A review article.

Setting:
Department of Medical Genetics and Fetal Medicine, University Hospital, Olomouc, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Hospital, Olomouc.

Methods:
This article reviews the current knowledge of the molecular changes in the development of endometrial cancer, and their possible importance for the patient’s prognosis.

Conclusion:
The new molecular biomarkers are apparently going to play a significant role in the management of endometrial carcinoma treatment in the near future.

Key words:
carcinoma, endometrium, marker, prognosis


Labels
Paediatric gynaecology Gynaecology and obstetrics Reproduction medicine

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