Uterine cancer

Uterine cancer is a type of cancer that grows in the lining of the uterus. Uterine cancer is most common in menopausal women. Some women carry a gene that increases the risk of developing hereditary uterine cancer.

Visit our Gynecology department for more information about our specialists, news, and trials.

Find out more about the symptoms and the most commonly used diagnostic tests and treatment types for uterine cancer on this page.

Causes and symptoms

An unhealthy weight, diabetes, and high blood pressure may play a role in the development of uterine cancer. The most common symptoms are vaginal bleeding or brown discharge after menopause. Other possible symptoms are pain, fatigue, and weight loss.

6 days

rapid diagnostics

You can usually get rapid diagnostics within six days

Diagnosis

The following tests may be done to confirm or rule out uterine cancer:

Treatment options

Your exact treatment options will depend on the tumor type and stage. Your overall health and shape will also affect your options. We will inform you about the process beforehand, and you will have plenty of time to ask questions. Your treatment will most likely consist of one or more of the following options: