Anil Cancer Clinic

Cancer Types

Uterine Cancer

Uterine cancer, also known as endometrial cancer, originates in the lining of the uterus. It is a type of cancer that develops when abnormal cells within the uterine lining grow and divide uncontrollably.

uterine cancer
uterine cancer

Risk Factors & Prevention

Understanding the risk factors associated with uterine cancer, such as age, hormonal imbalances, obesity, and genetics, is crucial. Prevention strategies may include maintaining a healthy lifestyle, regular exercise, and managing hormonal balance.

Screening & Symptoms


Routine screenings are essential for early detection. Discuss screening options with your healthcare provider, including transvaginal ultrasound and biopsy, to detect uterine cancer in its early stages.

Symptoms & Signs:

Recognizing the symptoms and signs of uterine cancer, such as abnormal vaginal bleeding, pelvic pain, or changes in bowel habits, is crucial for early diagnosis and prompt medical intervention.

Pelvic Pain

Diagnosis & Stages


The diagnostic process involves a series of tests, including pelvic exams, ultrasound, biopsy, and imaging studies. These tests help determine the presence of uterine cancer and its extent.

Sub-types & Stages:

Understanding the different sub-types and stages of uterine cancer is vital for tailoring an effective treatment plan. The most common sub-types include endometrioid and serous carcinoma.


Treatment Modalities & Coping Treatment:

Treatment Modalities: 
Treatment options vary based on the stage and type of uterine cancer. They may include:

  • Surgery
  • Chemotherapy
  • Radiation therapy
  • Hormone therapy

or a combination of these approaches.

Coping With Treatment:

Coping with uterine cancer treatment involves emotional and physical challenges. Support from healthcare professionals, family, and friends is essential. Explore coping strategies such as support groups and counseling.

Emotional Support
Balanced diet

Do's & Don'ts During Treatment

Adopting a healthy lifestyle, maintaining good nutrition, staying physically active within the recommended limits, and managing stress are essential "do's" during uterine cancer treatment. Avoiding tobacco and excessive alcohol intake are important "don'ts."

Regular Check-Ups

Post Treatment Support, Followup Care and Surveillance :

Post Treatment Support:

Post-treatment support is crucial for recovery. Explore rehabilitation services, survivorship programs, and emotional support to help ease the transition into life after uterine cancer treatment.

Follow-ups Cancer Plan:

Developing a follow-up plan with your healthcare team is essential to monitor your health post-treatment. Regular check-ups and screenings will help detect any signs of recurrence early on.

Surveillance & Monitoring for Indications for Recurrence:

Understanding the importance of ongoing surveillance and monitoring for indications of recurrence is crucial for long-term health. Regular follow-ups and communication with healthcare providers are key components.


Frequently Asked Questions

Common risk factors include age, hormonal imbalances, obesity, family history, and certain medical conditions.

Diagnosis involves pelvic exams, imaging studies, biopsy, and other tests based on individual cases.

Treatment may include surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, and hormone therapy, tailored to the individual's condition.

Yes, maintaining a healthy lifestyle, regular exercise, and managing hormonal balance may reduce the risk.

Support includes healthcare professionals, support groups, counseling, and rehabilitation services.

Follow-up schedules vary but are generally frequent initially and become less frequent over time.

Signs may include persistent pain, abnormal bleeding, and other symptoms; regular monitoring is crucial.

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