Treatment for Endometrial Cancer
Endometrial cancer forms in the tissue lining the uterus. Most endometrial cancers are adenocarcinomas, malignancies that begin in cells that make and release mucus and other fluids.
Three types of standard treatment are used: surgery, radiation therapy and chemotherapy.
Surgery for endometrial cancer may involve:
Even if the surgeon removes all the cancer visible at the time of surgery, some patients may be given chemotherapy or radiation therapy after surgery to kill any remaining cancer cells.