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Endometrial Cancer

Endometrial (Uterine) Cancer

Every year, an estimated 50,000 women are diagnosed with endometrial cancer, a soft tissue cancer that affects the lining of the uterus. Endometrial cancer is rare in young women; more than half of all cases of endometrial cancer occur in women between the ages of 50-69.

Hormone levels play an important role in raising a woman's risk for endometrial cancer. Risk factors for endometrial cancer including having had estrogen therapy, taken birth control pills, not having children, having a family history of breast, ovarian or endometrial cancer, a personal history of breast or ovarian cancer, and being overweight and inactive.

We emphasize a multidisciplinary approach to care. Every endometrial cancer patient benefits from our collaborative philosophy of working together with the specialists involved with your care.

Treating Endometrial Cancer

Endometrial cancer treatments include: