Aug 25, 2023

Common hormone could hold key to treating endometrial cancer

Posted by in category: biotech/medical

New research from QIMR Berghofer has found that the hormone testosterone may play an important role in the development of endometrial cancer.

The discovery raises exciting new possibilities for screening, preventing and fighting this increasingly prevalent disease.

Endometrial cancer is the fourth most common cancer in Australian women and its incidence is rising. Yet are limited, with a hysterectomy often the first line of defense.

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