Endometrial Carcinoma Medication

Updated: Oct 05, 2017
  • Author: William T Creasman, MD; Chief Editor: Warner K Huh, MD  more...
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Medication Summary

The goals of pharmacotherapy are to eradicate the carcinoma, to reduce morbidity, and to prevent complications.


Chemotherapeutic agents

Class Summary

Used in the treatment of endometrial cancer. Inhibit cell growth and proliferation.

Cisplatin (Platinol)

Inhibits DNA synthesis and, thus, cell proliferation by causing DNA crosslinks and denaturation of double helix.