Endometrial and Uterine Cancer
Articles about endometrial cancer and treatment. For more general gynecologic cancer information, see the sections below.
Endometrial (Uterine) Cancer: The Basics
Basic information about endometrial (uterine) cancer, its diagnosis and treatment.
All About Endometrial (Uterine) Cancer
Endometrial (uterine) cancer is the most common gynecological cancer in the US, with an estimated 55,000 new cases each year. The most common type is endometrioid adenocarcinoma, followed by papillary serous and clear cell adenocarcinomas. Uterine sarcoma is another type of endometrial (uterine) cancer. This article addresses risk, diagnosis and treatment of these cancers.
Genetic Testing for Familial Gynecologic Cancer (Endometrial and Ovarian Cancers)
Family history is an important part of gynecologic cancer risk. As many as 5-10% of endometrial cancers and 25% of ovarian cancers are hereditary (familial).
Surgical Procedures: Surgical Staging for Endometrial Cancer
A review of the surgical procedures used in the treatment of endometrial cancer.