Hormone receptor loss in endometrial carcinoma curettage predicts lymph node metastasis and poor outcome in prospective multicentre trial
Trovik, Jone × Wik, Elisabeth Werner, Henrica M J Krakstad, Camilla Helland, Harald Vandenput, Ingrid Njolstad, Tormund S Stefansson, Ingunn M Marcickiewicz, Janusz Tingulstad, Solveig Staff, Anne C MoMaTEC study group Amant, Frédéric Akslen, Lars A Salvesen, Helga B #
European Journal of Cancer vol:49 issue:16 pages:3431-3441
Preoperative histologic examination of tumour tissue is essential when deciding if endometrial cancer surgery should include lymph node sampling. We wanted to investigate if biomarkers could improve prediction of lymph node metastasis and outcome.