What is endometrial cancer?
Endometrial cancer occurs when cells in the inner lining of the uterus (endometrium) start to grow abnormally. This type of cancer usually takes years to develop.
There are two types of cancer in the uterus, endometrial cancer and uterine cancer, and endometrial cancer is the most common.
Endometrial cancer treatment
A diagnosis of endometrial cancer can be overwhelming, but our dedicated team of experts at Baylor Scott & White Health will apply advanced medicine, treatments and research to bring hope and healing to you and your loved ones.
Your treatment plan will be determined by your care team based on age, medical history, type and stage of endometrial cancer, and personal preferences.
Endometrial treatment options may include:
- Bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy
- Lymph node removal
- Radiation therapy
- Immunotherapy/Biological therapy
- Pain management
- Clinical trials (when appropriate)
Find cancer support
We have an entire network of support resources designed just for you across Texas—from diagnosis to after you finish cancer treatment. Whether it’s coordinating your care or connecting you with other survivors, we’ll arm you with support for your fight.
Get started today by contacting a patient navigator or exploring one of our many programs.
Specialized centers for cervical cancer care
Baylor Scott & White Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center – Dallas
The Gynecological Cancer Program at Baylor Scott & White Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center – Dallas has a team of experts committed to excellence in the research, prevention, early detection and treatment of patients with gynecologic cancers, including endometrial cancer.
Baylor Scott & White Vasicek Cancer Treatment Center - Temple
Baylor Scott & White Vasicek Cancer Treatment Center – Temple is among only 4% of U.S. cancer programs to receive the Commission on Cancer Outstanding Achievement Award the last three survey cycles. We are proud to feature cancer surgeons on our medical staff who have developed pioneering and innovative surgical approaches.