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Observational, retrospective and prospective study on Endometrial Stromal Tumor (EST)
Observational, retrospective and prospective study on EST aimed to understand more about its biology, natural history and antitumor activity of different treatment options.
This study will collect data in prospective and retrospective way of patients affected by EST and treated according disease guidelines and local practices.
The study will also review the diagnosis by a central expert pathologist in order to its confirmation
Observational Model: Cohort
Endometrial Stromal Tumors
Treatment for EST
Istituto Scientifico Romagnolo per lo Studio e la Cura dei Tumori - IRST
Not yet recruiting
Italian Sarcoma Group
Published on BioPortfolio: 2016-07-13T00:08:21-0400
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