Hormone therapy as a management strategy for lung metastasis after 5 years of endometrial cancer: A case report and literature review

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Abstract

Rationale:

Endometrial cancer patients with lung metastases are rare, and more rarely with long-term management of progesterone after recurrence.

Patient concerns:

Informed consent of the patients and their families.

Diagnoses:

Endometrial cancer (IVB) (Refer to 2009 FIGO stag of endometrial cancer).

Interventions:

the patient was treated with Megestrol Acetate Dispersible Tablets (trade name Yilizhi), 160 mg, orally, once daily, without interruption.

Outcomes:

The patient has been treated with progesterone therapy for stable conditions and her survival time is already roughly a decade (December 2006–October 2016).

Lessons:

Hormone therapy may as a long-term management for hormone receptor-positive patients with recurrent endometrial cancer.

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