Published in Cancer Weekly, June 5th, 2006
According to investigators in the United States, "Most endometrial carcinomas metastasize by invading myometrial lymphatics and spreading to regional lymph nodes. However, uterine serous carcinomas metastasize frequently to peritoneal surfaces even when only minimally invasive."
M.J. Snyder and colleagues of Duke University in Durham wrote, "This study examines the methods of spread and the role of retrograde transtubal spread. Eighty-seven USCs treated by hysterectomy were identified. Primary peritoneal cases and cases with significant ovarian involvement were...
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