Uterine Cancer

Symptoms: 

The symptoms include: 

  • Unusual vaginal bleeding, spotting, or other discharge, an abnormal, watery or blood-tinged discharge from your vagina
  • Pelvic pain and/or mass and weight loss
Tests to diagnose: 

The tests used to diagnose cancer of the uterus include:

  • Physical examination
  • Transvaginal ultrasound
  • Biopsy
  • X-rays and other scans – such as computed tomography (CT) scan or magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
  • Blood tests − to check your general health and help make decisions about your treatment.
Treatment: 

Uterine cancer is treated in several ways. It depends on the kind of uterine cancer and how far it has spread. Treatments include surgery, hysterectomy, chemotherapy, hormone therapy and/or radiation.

For more details visit the following websites

http://www.cancervic.org.au/about-cancer/cancer_types/uterine_cancer

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/endometrialcancer/index