What Is Endometrial Sarcoma Cancer?

Q:

What is uterine sarcoma?

A:

The uterine sarcomas from a group of malignant tumors that arises from the smooth muscle or connective tissue of the uterus.

Unusual or postmenopausal bleeding may be a sign of a malignancy including uterine sarcoma and needs to be investigated. Other signs include pelvic pain, pressure, and unusual discharge. A nonpregnant uterus that enlarges quickly is suspicious.

However, none of the signs is specific. Specific screening test have not been developed. A pap smear is a screening test for cervical caner and not designed to detect uterine sarcoma.

 

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