Uterine cancer

Overview

Most uterine cancer begins in the layer of cells that form the lining (endometrium) of the uterus. Risk factors include being overweight and starting periods at an early age.

Symptoms

Symptoms include vaginal bleeding after menopause and bleeding between periods.

Treatments

Surgery to remove the uterus is the main treatment for uterine cancer. Advanced cases may need chemotherapy or radiation.

Last Updated Jun 25, 2019


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