Uterine Cancer Quiz

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  • Uterine Cancer as well as similar diseases can be checked at the same time.

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People with similar symptoms also use Ubie's symptom checker to find possible causes

  • Absent periods

  • Bloody vaginal discharge

  • Bleeding after menopause

  • Two periods in one month

  • Have a fever

  • Pain at the beginning of urine

  • Periods occurring more frequently than 24 days

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What is Uterine Cancer?

Cancer of the uterus (womb). The vast majority of women develop post-menopausal bleeding as their first symptom of uterine cancer. Risk factors include age with most cases appearing after menopause, a history of estrogen-only hormone treatment, and obesity. Diagnosis is after pelvic exam, ultrasound, biopsy and other scans to determine whether the cancer has spread.

Typical Symptoms of Uterine Cancer

  • Bleeding in between menstrual cycles / periods or after menopause

  • Abnormal menstrual cycles e.g. too early or too late

  • Abdominal guarding

  • Pain when passing urine

  • Fever

  • Pain when pressing down on the abdomen

  • Pain in the pelvis- the lowest part of the abdomen, between the belly button and groin

  • Need to strain/exert to pass urine

Doctor's Diagnostic Questionson Uterine Cancer

Your doctor may ask these questions to check for this disease:

  • Have you experienced vaginal bleeding or discharge outside of your periods or after menopause?

  • Do you have irregular periods?

  • Do you have pain when urinating?

  • Do you have a fever?

  • Does pressing on your stomach cause severe pain?

Treatmentof Uterine Cancer

After a gynecologist has confirmed the diagnosis through a biopsy they will recommend a treatment plan. Uterine cancer is usually treated through hysterectomy and more complex gynecologic. Sometimes additional treatment is recommends including internal and external radiation therapy, hormonal therapy, chemotherapy, or a combination of these.

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References

  • Sundar S, Balega J, Crosbie E, Drake A, Edmondson R, Fotopoulou C, Gallos I, Ganesan R, Gupta J, Johnson N, Kitson S, Mackintosh M, Martin-Hirsch P, Miles T, Rafii S, Reed N, Rolland P, Singh K, Sivalingam V, Walther A. BGCS uterine cancer guidelines: Recommendations for practice. Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol. 2017 Jun;213:71-97. doi: 10.1016/j.ejogrb.2017.04.015. Epub 2017 Apr 13. PMID: 28437632.

    https://www.ejog.org/article/S0301-2115(17)30168-9/fulltext

  • Filippova OT, Leitao MM. The current clinical approach to newly diagnosed uterine cancer. Expert Rev Anticancer Ther. 2020 Jul;20(7):581-590. doi: 10.1080/14737140.2020.1782750. Epub 2020 Jun 22. PMID: 32531179; PMCID: PMC7416456.

    https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/14737140.2020.1782750

  • Uterine Cancer - MedlinePlus

    https://medlineplus.gov/uterinecancer.html

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Reviewed By:

Robin Schoenthaler, MD

Robin Schoenthaler, MD (Oncology)

Board certified radiation oncologist with over 30 years experience treating cancer patients. Senior physician advisor for expert medical options in adult oncology. Published award-winning essayist on medical and health issues and more.

Seiji Kanazawa, MD, PHD

Seiji Kanazawa, MD, PHD (Obstetrics and Gynecology (OBGYN))

Dr. Kanazawa graduated from the Niigata University Faculty of Medicine and received his Ph.D. from the Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine. He is working on the front line of the General Perinatal Center, including the Tokyo Tama General Medical Center and the National Center for Research in Fertility Medicine, where he provides maternal and fetal care and undertakes clinical research. At Ubie, Dr. Kanazawa has been designing the Ubie AI Symptom Checker and has taken on the role of general obstetrics and gynecology consultation at FMC Tokyo Clinic by providing fetal ultrasound and prenatal consultation.

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