endometrial endometrial  /ˌɛn doʊ ˌmɛ tri əl/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) of or relating to the endometrium

Usage(s):

  1. The camera images, enlarged on a video screen, enable Nezhat to zero in on endometrial tissue and vaporize it with the laser.
  2. By then it may be too late; endometrial cancer kills about 3,500 American women a year.
  3. Just last month a study in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute suggested that isoflavones may also reduce the risk of endometrial cancer.

News

  1. Hormone therapy indirectly targets endometrial cancer

    The female hormone progesterone has been used for several decades as a therapy for endometrial cancer, which starts in the lining of the uterus. Yet scientists didn't understand the mechanisms behind the therapy or its site of action.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: UC Newsroom

  2. Hormonal treatment for endometrial cancer does not directly target the malignant cells

    ( University of California - Los Angeles Health Sciences ) Rogesterone, a female hormone that can be used as a therapy for endometrial cancer, eliminates tumor cells indirectly by binding to its receptor in connective tissue cells residing in the tumor microenvironment.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: EurekAlert!

  3. Hormonal Treatment for Endometrial Cancer Does Not Directly Target the Malignant Cells but Works Through Surrounding ...

    Progesterone, a female hormone that can be used as a therapy for endometrial cancer, eliminates tumor cells indirectly by binding to its receptor in stromal or connective tissue cells residing in the tumor microenvironment, according to a study from the G.O. Discovery Lab team and collaborators at UCLA.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Newswise

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