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.

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.

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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.

By Kathleen Hall, MBA

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.

By Stephanie Stephens

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.

By Sheila M. Eldred

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.

By Kathleen Hall, MBA

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.

By Kathleen Hall, MBA

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.

By Sheila M. Eldred

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.

By Sheila M. Eldred

A Cancer Doc Explains Microsatellite Instability and Endometrial Cancer

Gynecologic oncologist Mian Shahzad, M.D., answers our top questions on how MSI impacts endometrial cancer.

By Sheila M. Eldred

A Guide to Endometrial Cancer Diagnosis

Learn the basics about this type of uterine cancer is diagnosed and staged, including types of tests.

By Kathleen Hall, MBA

My Uterine Cancer Survivor Story

Patti's doctor said the warning signs were probably nothing — then she got the diagnosis. Read her story about the importance of advocating for yourself.

By Katherine Malmo

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.

Katherine Malmo

Health Writer

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

Health News

Hair Products Designed for Black Women Contain Harmful Chemicals

Black women may be exposed to dozens of harmful hormone-disrupting chemicals in hair products marketed specifically for them, according a study published in Environmental Research.

Bleeding After Menopause: Cause for Concern?

The major concern associated with postmenopausal bleeding is to exclude the possibility of endometrial cancer.

Uterine Cancer Risk Linked to Sugary Drinks

Uterine cancer rates are higher among women who regularly drink sugar-sweetened drinks like soda and juice, according to this study.