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Uterine Sarcoma

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Which of the following sarcomas are mixed tumors demonstrating both malignant epithelial and malignant stromal components?

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a. Adenosarcomas

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b. Carcinosarcomas

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c. Leiomyosarcomas

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d. Endometrial stromal sarcomas

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Which of the following was previously termed malignant mixed müllerian tumor (MMMT)?

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a. Adenosarcoma

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b. Carcinosarcoma

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c. Leiomyosarcoma

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d. Endometrial stromal tumors

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Which of the following is generally true of uterine sarcomas and carcinosarcomas compared with other types of gynecologic malignancy?

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a. They are slow growing.

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b. Overall prognosis is favorable.

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c. Lymphatic or hematogenous spread occurs early.

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d. All of the above

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Sarcomas account for approximately what percentage of uterine cancer?

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a. 0.5 to 1 percent

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b. 3 to 8 percent

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c. 15 to 20 percent

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d. 28 to 32 percent

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Which of the following tumor types has been reclassified as a metaplastic form of endometrial carcinoma?

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a. Adenosarcoma

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b. Carcinosarcoma

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c. Leiomyosarcoma

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d. Endometrial stromal tumors

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Due to the rarity of uterine sarcomas and carcinosarcomas, it is difficult to ascertain risk factors for them. Which of the following is NOT a suspected risk factor for these tumors?

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a. African-American race

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b. Oral contraceptive use

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c. Prior pelvic radiation

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d. Excess estrogen exposure or tamoxifen use

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Which of the following is true regarding the pathogenesis of leiomyosarcomas?

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