Patient/advocate Diane Redington and Dr. Marcela del Carmen discuss diagnosis and treatment of gynecological carcinosarcoma (MMMT). This is part seven of a nine part series. Dr. Marcela del Carmen discusses how gynecological carcinosarcoma is different than ovarian or uterine cancers. It is very important to get an accurate diagnosis from an expert to confirm exactly […]
The following transcript is from an interview between Dr. Whitfield Growdon (MDC), a leading GYN Oncological Surgeon from Mass General Cancer Center in Boston and Diane Redington (DR), a woman with a Gynecological Carcinosarcoma (GCS) who is seeking to motivate researchers to advance the science and uncover knowledge about carcinosarcoma and find a cure for this cancer. This interview discusses diagnosis and treatment of MMMT.
An interview with Dr. Marcela del Carmen, leading GYN Oncologist, on the topic of GYN carcinosarcoma (also known MMMT) discussing diagnosis and treatment.
The story of MMMT cancer is not a simple one. To start, the name “MMMT” is being replaced with the term “Carcinosarcoma”. While “Carcinosarcoma” is now considered standard, MMMT (or Malignant Mixed Müllerian Tumor) has a lengthy history within gynecological literature and is expected to continue to be used. MMMT is a rare cancer found in […]