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Endometrial Cancer

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Various conditions both benign and cancerous (malignant) can affect the uterus, the hollow, pear-shaped organ where a baby grows. Fibroid tumors on...
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Endometrial cancer is a disease of older (usually postmenopausal) women. More than 95% of these cancers occur in those over the age of 40 with an...
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In the majority of cases, endometrial cancer cannot be prevented. Even so, there are certain things a woman can do to lower her risk. The use of...
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Most people with endometrial cancer can be treated with surgery, alone. During surgery, the uterus and cervix will be removed (the procedure is...
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Endometrial cancer occurs when abnormal cells in the endometrium -- the lining of the uterus (womb) -- divide and grow uncontrolled.
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The main cause of most endometrial cancer is too much of the hormone estrogen compared to the body's progesterone level.2Estrogen makes the lining of...
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While some risk factors for endometrial cancer are inherited, such as a family history of endometrial or colon cancer, other risk factors are under...
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Surgery to remove the uterus (hysterectomy) is the most common treatment for endometrial cancer. The surgeon will also remove the fallopian tubes...
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The most common symptom of endometrial cancer is abnormal vaginal bleeding after menopause. Up to 20% of women who have abnormal bleeding after...
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Endometrial cancer is the growth of abnormal cells in the lining of the uterus. The lining is called the endometrium. Endometrial cancer is also...
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Schedule an appointment with your doctor if you have:Abnormal vaginal bleeding or discharge, especially if it occurs after menopause.Difficult or...
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