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Endometrial cancer is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the endometrium. The endometrium is the lining of the uterus, an organ in a woman's pelvis where a fetus grows. The uterus consists of three layers:
Endometrial cancer is a different type of cancer than cancer that occurs in the muscle layer of the uterus, which is called a sarcoma or "leiomyosarcoma."
Risk factors for endometrial cancer can include:
Signs and symptoms for endometrial cancer can include:
Learn details about how we diagnose endometrial cancer.
Treatment options include:
Learn details about how we treat endometrial cancer.
Your prognosis (chance of recovery) and treatment options depend on the following:
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