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Your Beyond-the-Basics Guide to Endometrial Cancer Staging

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Get to Know the FIGO System


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The First Step of Staging is Done Through Surgery


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Your Doc Will Also Check Your Lymph Nodes


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A Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy Can Help


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Ultrastaging is Uber-precise (But Not Everyone Agrees That's a Good Thing)


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How Doctors Are Dealing with Isolated Tumor Cells


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When You’ll Find Out Your Staging


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You’ll Have a Team Behind You and Your Staging


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Staging Isn't the Only Factor Determining Treatment


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Deep Breath: You Can Do This


Sheila M. Eldred

Sheila M. Eldred

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Sheila Mulrooney Eldred is a graduate of Columbia’s School of Journalism and a former newspaper reporter. As a freelance health journalist, she writes about everything from deadly diseases to elite athletes, including superbugs, opioids, ticks, and laughter yoga. Her stories have appeared in The New York Times, Nature, FiveThirtyEight, Pacific Standard, STAT News, and other publications. In her spare time, she and her family love running, cross-country skiing, and mountain biking in Minneapolis.