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.

How a Uterine Cancer Survivor Learned to Speak Up for Herself

Patti saw the early warning signs of cancer, but her doctor told her not to worry — it was probably nothing, they assumed. Then she got the diagnosis.

Uterine Cancer Topics

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What You Need to Know About Endometrial Cancer

Most endometrial cancers occur in women between 45 and 74 years old, but women of any age can be at risk. Here’s what you need to know about this type of cancer.

By Rachel Zohn

10 Things to Know About Uterine Fibroids

Uterine fibroids are almost always benign. Here are the symptoms, causes, and risk factors.

By Eileen Bailey

Gynecological Exams: Do You Still Need Them?

While the incidence of cervical cancer decreases after age 55, a woman’s risk for other cancers—uterine, ovarian, and breast—increases with age.

By HealthAfter50

More Cancers Linked to Weight

Obesity rates have more than doubled worldwide since 1980, according to the World Health Organization, to more than 600 million adults. For years, research has shown that people who are overweight or obese have an increased risk for heart disease, di...

Sugary drinks may boost uterine cancer risk

New research suggests that postmenopausal women who consume a high volume of sugar-sweetened drinks may have an increased risk for developing endometrial cancer, which is the lining of the uterus. For the study, researchers looked at dietary and heal...

Uterine Cancer Symptoms

The most common type of uterine cancer is endometrial cancer that occurs in the lining of the uterus. It occurs most often after menopause, however, it sometimes is diagnosed shortly before menopause. Some of the symptoms of endometrial cancer includ...

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.

Sugary drinks may boost uterine cancer risk

New research suggests that postmenopausal women who consume a high volume of sugar-sweetened drinks may have an increased risk for developing endometrial cancer, which is the lining of the uterus. For the study, researchers looked at dietary and heal...