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Endometrial Cancer

Endometrial Cancer

What to Expect if you have been Referred to a Gynecologic Oncologist

 

Is Endometrial Cancer the Same as Uterine Cancer?

Uterine cancer can form in the inner lining, called the endometrium, or the muscular wall of the uterus called the myometrium. The most common type of uterine cancer is endometrial cancer, affecting the lining inside the uterus. Because of this, many people will refer to endometrial cancer as uterine cancer.

Endometrial cancer forms in the tissue lining the uterus (the small, hollow, pear-shaped organ in a woman’s pelvis in which a fetus develops). Most endometrial cancers are adenocarcinoma, which begins in the cells that make and release mucus and other fluids.

Diagnosis of Endometrial Cancer

Learn more about how endometrial cancer is diagnosed and graded.

Endometrial Cancer Staging

Find out how doctors stage endometrial cancer. 

Treatment Options for Endometrial Cancer

Understand the treatments for endometrial cancer.