CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 · Geburtshilfe Frauenheilkd 2019; 79(12): 1273-1277
DOI: 10.1055/a-1019-7720
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Georg Thieme Verlag KG Stuttgart · New York

Adjuvant Radiotherapy and/or Chemotherapy for Endometrial Cancer, Status as at 2019

Opinion of the Uterus Commission of the Gynecological Oncology Working Group (AGO) Article in several languages: English | deutsch
Günter Emons
1   Universitätsmedizin Göttingen, Göttingen, Germany
Clemens Tempfer
2   Ruhr Universität Bochum, Bochum, Germany
Marco Johannes Battista
3   Universitätsklinik Mainz, Mainz, Germany
Alexander Mustea
4   Universitätsklinikum Bonn, Bonn, Germany
Dirk Vordermark
5   Universitätsklinik Halle (Saale), Halle (Saale), Germany
for the Uterus Commission of the AGO › Author Affiliations
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Publication History

received 25 September 2019

accepted 26 September 2019

Publication Date:
11 December 2019 (online)


The role of adjuvant radiotherapy and/or chemotherapy in the primary treatment of endometrial cancer with a high risk of recurrence has still not been conclusively determined. The results of 3 large randomized controlled studies on different aspects of this issue have been published in full in recent months, and the relevant results are analyzed here.