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Overview of 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 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. Options may include:

  • Surgery
    • Hysterectomy
    • Bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy
    • Lymph node removal
  • Chemotherapy
  • Radiation Therapy
  • Immunotherapy/Biological Therapy
  • Pain Management
  • Clinical Trials (when appropriate)

Specialized Centers for Cervical Cancer Care

The Gynecological Cancer Program at Baylor Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center at Dallas has a team of experts committed to excellence in the research, prevention, early detection and treatment of patients with gynecologic cancers, including endometri‚Äčal cancer.

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