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Review Article

Molecular Profiling of Endometrial Malignancies

Table 1

Clinical and pathological characteristics of type I and type II endometrial carcinoma [1, 2, 413].

Type IType II

Proportion of endometrial carcinomas4/51/5
Menstrual statusPre- and perimenopausalPostmenopausal
Endocrine-metabolic disturbancePresentAbsent
Estrogen-associatedYesNo
Background endometriumHyperplasiaAtrophy
Histological typeEndometrioidSerous, clear cell
Tumor gradeLowHigh
Depth of myometrial invasionSuperficialDeep
BehaviorStable/indolentProgressive/aggressive

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