Treatments for uterine cancer
If you have uterine cancer, your healthcare team will create a treatment plan just for you. It will be based on your health and specific information about the cancer. When deciding which treatments to offer for uterine cancer, your healthcare team will consider:
- the stage
- the type of tumour
- the grade
- your age
- your overall health
- your personal preferences
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