Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Disease risk of Uterine cancer - endometrial cancer

Malignant change in the mucous membrane of the uterus

Among the malignant tumors of the uterus, the endometrial cancer is of particular importance. This is a malignant change in the endometrium. It affects the uterine of the body. We therefore also speak of uterine cancer, or uterine corpus carcinoma. Cancer of the uterus must be differentiated from cervical cancer.

The endometrial cancer is the third most common cancer in women. In Germany, about 9600 new cases registered each year, most commonly in women between the ages of 70 and 80 years. Particularly at risk are also female with the following characteristics:
  • Infertility
  • Start of menstrual bleeding in young
  • Late onset of menopause
  • Obesity
  • Diabetes (diabetes mellitus)
  • Use of anti-birth control
  • Taking the hormones for menopausal symptoms
  • Smoking

1 comment:

  1. cancer of the uterus is a disease more difficult to tackle because the symptoms of this disease but I am very painful but there are medications that may be satisfactory to subtract against the symptoms of the disease for example I take vicodin and norco which are drugs very good in these cases.