Objective: To report successful pregnancies after conservative management of FIGO grade I adenocarcinoma of the endometrium. Design: Retrospective chart review Setting: University-based assisted reproduction and oncology units. Patient(s): One patient who had two separate pregnancies. Intervention(s): High-dose progestin (megestrol acetate) therapy for adenocarcinoma, followed by assisted reproduction with donor oocyte. Main Outcome Measure(s): Histologic evaluation of endometrium after megestrol acetate and at completion of childbearing, and successful pregnancies and deliveries. Result(s): The patient had complete resolution of adenocarcinoma with progestin therapy and successful delivery of two pregnancies after assisted reproduction. Conclusion(s): Conservative management of International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics grade I adenocarcinoma of the endometrium allows preservation of childbearing.
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Reproductive Medicine
- Obstetrics and Gynecology