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Incidence of endometrial cancer is increasing rapidly in the developed world and is the most common gynaecological cancer in Australia and New Zealand. In line with obesity rates, the landscape and average age of women diagnosed with endometrial cancer are changing. There is still unmet need in early diagnosis, directed treatment, management of comorbidities and prevention strategies. This opinion piece aims to reflect on the current status of endometrial cancer in New Zealand in parallel to Australia, drawing out areas for future research and discussion.
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Name: The Australian & New Zealand journal of obstetrics & gynaecology
Endometrial cancer (EC) is one of the most frequent tumors in women. Despite recent advances in treatment approaches, the prognosis in advanced, recurrent, or metastatic disease remains poor. The aim ...
In a variety of cancers, long non-coding RNAs (lncRNAs) were believed to play important roles. Nevertheless, possible molecular mechanism related to miR-20b-5p has not yet been explored in endometria...
Endometrial cancer is the most common gynecologic cancer in the United States. However, no early detection test exists for asymptomatic women at average risk for endometrial cancer.
Endometrial cancer is the most common gynecologic cancer in the United States, and its incidence is rising. Although there have been significant recent advances in our understanding of endometrial can...
This article reviews and interprets studies on adjuvant treatment of endometrial cancer published during the last 18 months.
Medical students' abilities to diagnose skin lesions after dermatology electives often remain unsatisfactory despite a dermatology elective being one of the most effective ways to improve ...
This Post-Approval study is prospective follow-up study designed to evaluate the long-term safety and effectiveness of the Reflection Ceramic Acetabular System.
Despite the preliminary evidence, yoga as a treatment for schizophrenia is under-examined.Studies in healthy individuals indicate yoga practices to improveself-reflection. However, whether...
Upper airway obstruction (UAO) is very common in children. Presently, the importance of the UAO is evaluated by the physician during an endoscopic evaluation under general anaesthesia. Th...
This study will test whether incentivizing post-workout activities (i.e., reflecting on workouts) is more effective than incentivizing actual workouts. This study has two conditions: refle...
A group of islands in the southwest Pacific. Its capital is Wellington. It was discovered by the Dutch explorer Abel Tasman in 1642 and circumnavigated by Cook in 1769. Colonized in 1840 by the New Zealand Company, it became a British crown colony in 1840 until 1907 when colonial status was terminated. New Zealand is a partly anglicized form of the original Dutch name Nieuw Zeeland, new sea land, possibly with reference to the Dutch province of Zeeland. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p842 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p378)
Neoplasms of the endometrial stroma that sometimes involve the MYOMETRIUM. These tumors contain cells that may closely or remotely resemble the normal stromal cells. Endometrial stromal neoplasms are divided into three categories: (1) benign stromal nodules; (2) low-grade stromal sarcoma, or endolymphatic stromal myosis; and (3) malignant endometrial stromal sarcoma (SARCOMA, ENDOMETRIAL STROMAL).
A hereditary disease characterized by multiple ectodermal, mesodermal, and endodermal nevoid and neoplastic anomalies. Facial trichilemmomas and papillomatous papules of the oral mucosa are the most characteristic lesions. Individuals with this syndrome have a high risk of BREAST CANCER; THYROID CANCER; and ENDOMETRIAL CANCER. This syndrome is associated with mutations in the gene for PTEN PHOSPHATASE.
The extension of endometrial tissue (ENDOMETRIUM) into the MYOMETRIUM. It usually occurs in women in their reproductive years and may result in a diffusely enlarged uterus with ectopic and benign endometrial glands and stroma.
The islands of the Pacific Ocean divided into MICRONESIA; MELANESIA; and POLYNESIA (including NEW ZEALAND). The collective name Oceania includes the aforenamed islands, adding AUSTRALIA; NEW ZEALAND; and the Malay Archipelago (INDONESIA). (Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p910, 880)
Cancer is not just one disease but many diseases. There are more than 100 different types of cancer. Most cancers are named for the organ or type of cell in which they start - for example, cancer that begins in the colon is called colon cancer; cancer th...
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Obstetrics and gynaecology
Fertility Menopause Obstetrics & Gynaecology Osteoporosis Women's Health Obstetrics and gynaecology comprises the care of the pregnant woman, her unborn child and the management of diseases specific to women. Most consultant...