Endometrial Cancer is a form of uterus cancer that starts of along the lines of the uterus and then gradually spreads to other areas. It is easier to detect because of uterus bleeding, excessive bleeding, weight loss, pain in the stomach and other related symptoms. Menopause, obesity and hormonal changes are the primary causes of the same.
HOW IS ENDOMETRIAL CANCER DIAGNOSED?
A pelvic examination is the first step in diagnosis of endometrial cancer. A transvaginal ultrasound gives a clearer picture of the uterus. Oncologists may also order for testing of the uterine tissue for confirming diagnosis. The stages of cancer are then diagnosed.
HOW IS ENDOMETRIAL CANCER TREATED?
Uterus removal surgery is usually one of the most highly recommended options for treating this condition. Radiation and hormone therapy will also be required for treatment along with chemotherapy and supportive palliative care after the treatment.