Treatment

Endometrial cancer may be treated with surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy or hormonal therapy. Depending on your situation, your treatment team may recommend using a combination of treatments to treat your cancer.

  • Your specific treatment plan will depend on several factors, including:
  • The stage, grade , and specific subtype (histology) of your cancer
  • The size and location of your cancer
  • Your age and general health

All treatments for endometrial cancer have side effects. Most side effects can be managed or avoided. Treatments may affect unexpected parts of your life including your function at work, home, intimate relationship, and deeply personal thoughts and feelings.

Before beginning treatment, it is important to learn about the possible side effects and talk with your treatment team members about your feelings or concerns. They can prepare you for what to expect and tell you which side effects should be reported to them immediately. They also can help you find ways to manage the side effects you experience.

Spotlight

Staff and supporters at the Foundation are thrilled to welcome new Chairman David Mutch, MD, FACOG. Read Dr. Mutch’s bio here.

Awareness

Radiation side effects can cause their own symptoms and suffering. Cervical cancer survivor @tranetteiswrite reports on the issue in her new piece.

Research

The Foundation for Women’s Cancer is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2014-2015 Research Grant and Prizes. View the PDF.

Education

The next Ovarian Cancer Survivors Course is May 8 in Orlando, FL. For more information, click here.