UTERINE CANCER & TREATMENT
Definition: What is "uterine cancer"?
Uterine cancer may point to one of numerous kinds of cancer that happen in the uterus. It includes uterine sarcomas, uterine fibroids, endometrial cancers, hydatidiform mole & cervical cancer.
Symptoms & Signs
Difficulty in urinating Abnormal vaginal bleeding or discharge Pain in the pelvis Pain during intercourse
Treatment: How to Treat "uterine cancer"?
Treatment depends on the severity of the cancer but the most common treatment is usually a hysterectomy that removes the uterus. Other treatments are hormone therapy, radiation therapy & chemotherapy.
Risk factors that may cause uterine cancer are age over 50 years old, obesity, menstruation at a young age, menopause later than normal, have not given birth, long-term use of medications that has hormone estrogen & tamoxifen drug intake.
Pelvic exam Pap test Transvaginal ultrasound Biopsy