Where this womb cancer information comes from
On this page are the major sources of information that we use to put together this section of the website.
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Cancer Research UK
US National Cancer Institute
LINK to NCI information on the treatment of womb cancer
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De Vita VT, Lawrence TS and Rosenberg SA
Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, 2011
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Referral Guidelines for Suspected Cancer
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), June 2015
Scottish referral guidelines for suspected cancer: Quick reference guide
The Scottish Government, March 2009
Laparoscopic hysterectomy (including laparoscopic total hysterectomy and laparoscopically assisted vaginal hysterectomy) for endometrial cancer
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence, September 2010
Endometrial cancer. S Saso and others, British Medical Journal 2011; 342:d3954
Endometrial cancer:ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines for diagnosis, treatment and follow up. Colombo N, Preti E, Landoni F and others. Annals of Oncology 2013, 24 (suppl 6): vi33-vi38
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Endometrial cancer: A review and current management strategies: Part II. Burke WM, Orr J, Leitao M and others. Gynecologic Oncology. 2014, 134 (2): 393-402
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Hormonal therapy in advanced or recurrent endometrial cancer. F Kokka and others.Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2010, Issue 12. Art. No.: CD007926. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD007926.pub2.
Revised FIGO staging for carcinoma of the vulva, cervix, and endometrium. FIGO Committee on gynaecologic oncology. International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics 105 (2009) 103–104.
Adjuvant external beam radiotherapy in the treatment of endometrial cancer (MRC ASTEC and NCIC CTG EN.5 randomised trials): pooled trial results, systematic review, and meta analysis. ASTEC/EN.5 Study Group, P Blake and others. The Lancet, 2009 Jan 10;373(9658):97–9.
Chemotherapy for advanced, recurrent or metastatic endometrial carcinoma. Vale CL, Tierney J, Bull SJ and others. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2012, Issue 8. Art No: CD003915.DOI:10.1002/14651858.CD003915.pub4
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Dr Louise Hanna, MRCP, FRCR, Consultant Clinical Oncologist
Caroline Chapman, Senior Brachytherapy Radiographer
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