Uterine Sarcoma Treatment (Professional) (cont.)
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Cellular Classification of Uterine Sarcoma
The most common histologic types of uterine sarcomas include:
The uterine neoplasm classification of the International Society of Gynecologic Pathologists and the World Health Organization uses the term carcinosarcomas for all primary uterine neoplasms containing malignant elements of both epithelial and stromal light microscopic appearances, regardless of whether malignant heterologous elements are present.
Stage Information for Uterine Sarcoma
The Féderation Internationale de Gynécologie et d'Obstétrique (FIGO) and the American Joint Committee on Cancer (AJCC) have designated staging to define carcinoma of the corpus uteri, which applies to uterine sarcoma; the FIGO system is most commonly used.[1,2]
Uterine sarcomas include leiomyosarcomas, endometrial stromal sarcomas, and adenosarcomas.
Table 1. Uterine Sarcomaa
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