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


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

A review article.

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

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.

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

Paediatric gynaecology Gynaecology and obstetrics Reproduction medicine

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