What Are the Treatments for Endometrial Cancer?

Q:

Can endometrial cancer be cured?

A:

Yes. Endometrial cancer found in its early stages can often be cured with surgery and close follow-up. The treatment choices depend on where the cancer is and how much it has grown. Severity and size are two key factors.

There are a lot of treatment options available to handle endometrial cancer. They include:

  • Surgery to remove the uterus, ovaries, and fallopian tubes
  • Surgery to remove lymph nodes
  • Radiation therapy to kill cancer cells
  • Progestin hormone therapy to block cancer growth
  • Chemotherapy to kill cancer cells

Q:

What are the follow-up treatments?

A:

The follow-up treatments can keep your condition stable because endometrial cancer may come back, so regular follow-up treatment after your initial treatment is very important.

 

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