Endometrial carcinoma: a South African perspective

  • MH Botha
Keywords: endometrial cancer, South Africa


Endometrial carcinoma is a less common gynaecological malignancy in the developing world, yet a significant number of individuals are diagnosed each year in South Africa. The relative frequency of endometrial carcinomas has increased over the last years in developing economies due to an increase in obesity and a decrease in fertility rate.

Author Biography

MH Botha
Unit for Gynaecologic Oncology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Stellenbosch University and Tygerberg Hospital
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