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uterine cancer

Uterine (endometrial) cancer begins with the cells of the endometrium - the lining of the uterus.  Uterine cancer is often detected at an early stage because it frequently produces vaginal bleeding between menstrual periods or after menopause.


Symptoms may include:


  • abnormal vaginal bleeding.
  • any bleeding after menopause
  • prolonged periods or bleeding between periods
  • an abnormal, nonbloody discharge from the vagina
  • pelvic pain
  • pain during intercourse
  • unintended weight loss

Causes may include:


  • abnormal cells that grow out of control and invade nearby tissues
  • estrogen levels play a role in the development of endometrial cancer

Treatments may include:


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