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endometrium

the mucous membrane that lines the uterus

endometrium

[¦en·dō¦mē·trē·əm]
(anatomy)
The mucous membrane lining the uterus.
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On US and sonoHSG, endometrial hyperplasia usually appears as a diffusely thickened, echogenic endometrium (Figure 11).
Annualized seven key markets (US, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, UK and Japan) Endometrial Cancer Therapeutics market revenues data from 2005 to 2009, forecast for eight years to 2017.
Expression of the retinoblastoma-related gene Rb2/p130 is down-regulated in atypical endometrial hyperplasia and adenocarcinoma.
Over time, this results in sporadic loss of the endometrial lining.
When rates for breast and endometrial cancer are taken together, the overall risk is highest in women taking combined HRT.
Unlike ovarian cancer, endometrial cancer (also known as uterine cancer) cancer announces itself quite obviously with irregular bleeding or bleeding after menopause.
Scientists at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, have identified genetic mutations in endometrioid endometrial carcinoma (EEC), the most common form of this cancer of the uterine lining.
The endometrial cancer incidence rate among women in the study who reported ever using nitrogenous bisphosphonates was 8.
Endometrial cancer is one of the more prevalent cancers and is a common cause of cancer death worldwide.
Investigators successfully identified the same mutations within the cervical sample as were in the respective primary tumor for 100% of the endometrial cancers and 41% of the ovarian cancers (1).
After receiving black cohosh, this group also had significantly greater progesterone levels and endometrial thickening.
Endometrial cancer is the most common malignancy of the gynecologic tract in the United States.