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Predictors of postoperative overall and severe complications after surgical treatment for endometrial cancer: The role of the fragility index

Cancer is one of the most debilitating conditions that a patient can face and the treatment of the cancer can also cause more stress on the individual. In the case of cancer treatment, it is important for physicians to not only manage the illness but also to handle the effects of the treatment. Giannini and colleague researchers have used a modified fragility index to predict the effect that surgical treatment of endometrial cancer will have on women based on their individual background characteristics. This would help physicians plan properly for the postoperative care of patients. 

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