How to Prognose Mixed Mullerian Tumor?

Q:
How to prognose mixed mullerian tumor?

A:
Malignant mixed mullerian tumor is also known as malignant mixed mesodermal tumor, MMMT and carcinosarcoma. It is a rare malignant cancer that develops in the uterus, ovary or fallopian tubes. The tumor contains epithelial and stromal cells. The cancer may be slow-growing or aggressive.

Cause

Presently, most mixed Mullerian tumors (MMMT) are thought to occur by chance. It has no association with a genetic predisposition.

Prognosis

Both the grade and type of the adenocarcinoma  will affect the prognosis. MMMTs are highly malignant. Thus, early detection improves prognosis.

Treatment

You may need both surgical and non-surgical glomus tumor treatments, for a combination will be more effective.

  • Surgery
  • Chemotherapy
  • Radiation therapy

If you need treatment or change your treatment plans, always remember to seek professional help.

Keywords:mixed mullerian tumor;cancer;malignant

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