It is thought to account for approximately 7% of cervical adenocarcinomas 2-3. The incidence is thought to have increased through the latter part of the 20th century 4.
These tumours are generally moderate differentiated and bear some resemblence to endometrioid adenocarcinoma of the endometrium.
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