What is uterine cancer?
Most uterine cancers start in the endometrium (endometrial carcinoma). Learn about symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and risks in our guide to uterine cancer.
Risk factors for uterine cancer
Risk factors for uterine cancer include estrogen replacement therapy, being overweight and menstrual history. Learn about uterine cancer risk.
Finding uterine cancer early
When uterine cancer is detected and treated early, the chances of successful treatment are better. Recognizing symptoms and getting regular checkups are the best ways to detect uterine cancer early. The sooner symptoms are reported, the sooner a doctor can diagnose and treat the cancer.
Symptoms of uterine cancer
Symptoms of uterine cancer include unusual vaginal discharge and feeling of pressure in the pelvis, back or legs. Learn about symptoms of uterine cancer.
Diagnosis of uterine cancer
Tests to diagnose uterine cancer, such as ultrasound, are done when symptoms suggest a problem. Learn about diagnosing uterine cancer.
If uterine cancer spreads
Uterine cancer can spread from the uterus to surrounding tissues and other parts of the body. Learn about common sites where uterine cancer can spread.
Prognosis and survival for uterine cancer
Prognostic factors for uterine cancer include grade and stage of the cancer. Learn about prognostic factors for uterine cancer.
Treatments for uterine cancer
Treatments for uterine cancer include surgery, radiation, hormonal therapy and chemotherapy. Learn about treatment options for uterine cancer.
Supportive care for uterine cancer
Supportive care helps people with physical and emotional aspects of uterine cancer. Learn how to cope with long-term side effects of uterine cancer.
Uterine cancer statistics
The number of Canadian women diagnosed with uterine cancer has been increasing. Learn about incidence and mortality statistics for uterine cancer in Canada.