Molecular testing in endometrial carcinoma – joint recommendation of Czech Oncological Society, Oncogynecological Section of the Czech Gynecological and Obstetrical Society, Society of Radiation Oncology, Biology and Physics, and the Society of Czech Pathologists


Authors: Dundr P. 1;  Cibula D. 2;  Doležel M. 3;  Fabián P. 4;  Fínek J. 5;  Jirásek T. 6;  Matěj R. 1,7,8;  Petruželka L. 9;  Rob L. 10;  Ryška A. 11;  Švajdler M. 12,13;  Weinberger V. 14;  Zikán M. 15
Authors‘ workplace: Ústav patologie, 1. LF UK a VFN v Praze 1;  Gynekologicko-porodnická klinika 3. LF UK a FN Královské Vinohrady, Praha 10;  Fingerlandův ústav patologie, LF UK a FN Hradec Králové 11;  Šiklův ústav patologie, LF UK a FN Plzeň 12;  Bioptická laboratoř, s. r. o., Plzeň 13;  Gynekologicko-porodnická klinika LF MU a FN Brno 14;  Gynekologicko-porodnická klinika 1. LF UK a FN Bulovka, Praha 15;  Onkogynekologické centrum, Gynekologicko-porodnická klinika 1. LF UK a VFN v Praze 2;  Onkologická klinika LF UP a FN Olomouc 3;  Oddělení onkologické patologie, MOÚ Brno 4;  Onkologická a radioterapeutická klinika LF UK a FN Plzeň 5;  Oddělení patologie, Centrum PATOS, Krajská nemocnice Liberec, a. s. 6;  Ústav patologie, 3. LF UK a FN Královské Vinohrady, Praha 7;  Ústav patologie a molekulární medicíny, 3. LF UK a FTN Praha 8;  Onkologická klinika 1. LF UK a VFN v Praze 9
Published in: Ceska Gynekol 2021; 86(4): 264-272
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doi: 10.48095/cccg2021264

Overview

Molecular classification of endometrial carcinoma is becoming an important part of the dia­gnostic process with direct therapeutic implications. Recent international guidelines, including the joint recommendation of the European Society of Gynaecological Oncology, the European Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology and the European Society of Pathology include the molecular classification into standard dia­gnostic algorithms. Molecular testing of endometrial carcinomas is also recommended in the latest (5th edition) of the World Health Organization classification of female genital tumors. Due to the need to implement these recommendations in practice, representatives of four professional societies of the Czech Medical Association of J. E. Purkyně (the Czech Oncological Society, the Oncogynecological Section of the Czech Gynecological and Obstetrical Society, the Society of Radiation Oncology, Biology and Physics, and the Society of Czech Pathologists) organized a meeting focused on this topic. Recommendation for molecular testing of endometrial carcinoma in routine dia­gnostic practice in the Czech Republic.

Keywords:

Endometrial carcinoma – molecular testing – POLE (DNA polymerase epsilon) – mismatch repair system – p53


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