Uterine CancerInfo Center
Rx to Prevent Bone Loss May Have Other Benefits
Bisphosphonates are a class of medications commonly used to prevent bone loss and osteoporosis. Now, it seems these medications might have an additional benefit: protection against certain cancers.
Dad's Age Could Affect Daughter's Cancer Risk
Parents may consider their age when having kids in terms of their own health and vitality as the children grow. But could parental age actually affect the future health of the children, too?
Weight Loss Surgery Cut Female Cancer Risks
Obesity has been linked to a host of major diseases, including cancer. For some women, weight loss surgery may be a barrier against that cancer risk.
Timing of Uterine Cancer Surgery May Affect Survival
It stands to reason that the longer cancer remains in the body, the greater the chances it will grow and maybe spread. This is known to be the case for some cancers, but remains unclear for others.
Cancer Treatment That May Lead to Another Cancer
Treating most cancers takes a multi-pronged approach. Surgery is often followed by radiation and/or chemotherapy. But one type of radiation may encourage the development of another cancer.
Endometrial Cancer Sweet on Sugary Drinks
It isn't good for your health to drink lots of soft drinks loaded with sugar. Taking big gulps of sugary drinks can boost your weight and increase your risk of developing diabetes, heart disease and even cancer.
New Findings on Pelvic Radiation
Endometrial cancer develops in the lining of the uterus. It’s the most common gynecologic cancer in women, and thankfully has a very high survival rate. Recently, researchers looked at the long-term effects of two different types of radiation therapy used to treat the disease.
Coffee and Fewer Carbs Cut Cancer Risks
A new report has found that most women could cross endometrial cancer off their list of worries. Scientists discovered a prevention strategy that’s simple, but far from easy. What’s the formula?
Decades After Endometrial Cancer
Cancer of the endometrium, the lining of the uterus, is the most common female reproductive cancer. Fortunately, survival rates for endometrial cancer are outstanding. Recent research looked at how treatment affects the lifespan of endometrial cancer survivors.
Women’s Cancer Linked to Cholesterol Problems
You may already know that high overall cholesterol can increase your risk of heart disease and stroke. What you might not know is that survivors of some cancers may be more prone to having high amounts of fat in their blood.