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Uterine Cancer

The latest uterine cancer news, advice, and information, including symptoms, diagnosis, risk factors, treatment, and real-life stories about women living with the disease.

Kristen Lummis
Five Questions

What I Learned From Uterine Cancer Treatment

Kristen was shocked to receive an endometrial cancer diagnosis at age 49. Here’s what she learned on her journey to recovery.

The Latest

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Surgery

This Hysterectomy Procedure Could Spread Undetected Uterine Cancer, Finds Study

A recent Yale study warns that a specific minimally invasive surgery used to perform the common hysterectomy can increase the risk of death in women who had undetected uterine cancer.

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Diagnosis

Your Beyond-the-Basics Guide to Endometrial Cancer Staging

After a cancer diagnosis, one of the first things you want to know is how far the disease has progressed. This how your doctors figure it out.

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Living With

How to Handle the Anxiety of an Endometrial Cancer Diagnosis

An easy-to-implement plan for managing your worries about endometrial cancer.

Medical team meeting.
Doctor & Patient

Endometrial Cancer: Your Health Care Team

If you or someone you love has this type of uterine cancer, learn which types of health care professionals may be part of their care team.

Woman explaining symptoms to her doctor.
Five Questions

What One Woman Learned From Endometrial Cancer: 'Pay Attention to Your Symptoms'

An endometrial cancer survivor shares her story and key advice to help you notice early symptoms, get fast treatment, and more tips.

Gynecologist talking to woman about endometrial cancer.
Symptoms

What Your GYN Wants You to Know About Endometrial Cancer

Get the facts about the most common gynecological cancer, including risk factors, diagnosis, treatments, and more, straight from a doctor.

Genetic uterine cancer.
Risk Factors

MSI and Endometrial Cancer: What Patients Should Know

If you or someone you love has been diagnosed with this type of uterine cancer, knowing their MSI status could impact treatment.

Doctor going over results with a patient.
Living With

What Is Microsatellite Instability? An Explainer

Microsatellite instability (MSI) doesn’t have anything to do with satellites in the sky, but it can have serious implications for endometrial cancer risk and future treatments. Here’s what you should know.

Doctor holding peach color ribbon. Uterine and Gynecologic Cancer Awareness
Diagnosis

Do You Need MSI Analysis for Your Endometrial Cancer?

Could your endometrial cancer be caused by microsatellite instability, the cause of at least 20 percent of endometrial cancers? Here’s how to find out.

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Treatment

How to Manage Endometrial Cancer Treatment Side Effects

Whether you've had chemo, radiation, immunotherapy, or a hysterectomy, learn how to manage potential side effects.

Meet the Experts

Katherine Malmo
Health Writer

Katherine Malmo is a freelance writer, author, and breast cancer survivor who writes about cancer and cancer treatments.

Eileen Bailey
Health Writer

Eileen Bailey is an award-winner author of six books on health and parenting. She specializes in ADHD, Anxiety, Sexual Health, Skin Care, Psoriasis and Skin Cancer.

Rachel Zohn
Health Writer

Rachel Zohn is a freelance writer who enjoys writing about all things related to health, wellness, and the human body.