Mar 29, 2020

Guideline-concordant treatment is associated with improved survival among women with non-endometrioid endometrial cancer

Gynecologic Oncology
Jhalak DholakiaAshley S Felix


Among women diagnosed with non-endometrioid endometrial carcinoma (EC), we investigated associations between race/ethnicity and receipt of guideline-concordant treatment (GCT), as well as relationships between GCT and survival. We used the National Cancer Database and identified 21,177 non-Hispanic White (NHW), 6657 non-Hispanic Black (NHB), 1689 Hispanic, and 903 Asian/Pacific Islander (AS/PI) women diagnosed with non-endometrioid EC between 2004 and 2014. Year-specific National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) guidelines were used to classify GCT. We used multivariable logistic regression to estimate odds ratios (ORs) and 95% confidence intervals (CIs) for associations between race/ethnicity and GCT receipt. Multivariable-adjusted Cox proportional hazards models were used to estimate hazards ratios (HRs) and 95% CIs for relationships between GCT and overall survival in the total study population and stratified by race/ethnicity. Overall, 43.8% of women with non-endometrioid EC received GCT. Compared to NHW women, NHB (OR = 1.01, 95% CI = 0.95-1.07), Hispanic (OR = 1.01, 95% CI = 0.91-1.12) and AS/PI women (OR = 1.10, 95% CI = 0.96-1.26) did not have significantly different odds of receiving GCT. GCT was significantly assoc...Continue Reading

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