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Dual Progestin Therapy for Fertility-Sparing Treatment of Grade 2 Endometrial Adenocarcinoma

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Dual Progestin Therapy for Fertility-Sparing Treatment of Grade 2 Endometrial Adenocarcinoma

A M Newtson et al. Gynecol Oncol Rep.

Abstract

•A case of grade 2 endometrial adenocarcinoma in a young woman desiring fertility-sparing treatment•Successful conservative management of refractory endometrial adenocarcinoma with dual progestin therapy•A brief review of conservative management in endometrial adenocarcinoma.

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Imaging findings before and after levonorgestrol intrauterine system treatment. (A) Initial MRI showing large endocervical mass involving the myometrium (B) Resolution of endocervical mass with residual heterogeneity after 3 months of levonogestrol intrauterine system treatment.

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