The reproductive prognosis of women considering fertility preservation for early stage endometrial cancer

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Pietro Gambadauro MD MSc (Med Ed) PhD

Arch Gynecol Obstet. 2020 Nov;302(5):1305-1306. doi: 10.1007/s00404-018-5028-6.

Dear Editors,

The recent survey by La Russa et al. [1], despite low participation, gives an interesting overview of the attitude of European gynaecological oncologists towards conservative management of early endometrial cancer (CM) in young women. The study is very timely and, although it cannot scientifically legitimate the routine use of CM more than what is already known, it suggests that oncologists are concerned with the fertility wish of women with early endometrial cancer.

The findings of the survey give insights about what would be recommended (i.e., medical/surgical treatment and referral to assisted reproduction), though less is unfortunately revealed about who would eventually be offered CM. …

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