Understanding womb (endometrial) cancer

Booklet
Published: 31 Jul 2018
Next review: 31 Jan 2021
Edition: 11

This booklet explains womb (endometrial) cancer, covering causes symptoms, diagnosis, staging and grading, treatments and clinical trials. It also looks at emotional, practical and financial issues.

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Published: 31 Jul 2018
Next review: 31 Jan 2021
Edition: 11

This booklet explains womb (endometrial) cancer, covering causes symptoms, diagnosis, staging and grading, treatments and clinical trials. It also looks at emotional, practical and financial issues.

About this booklet

This booklet is about a type of womb cancer called endometrial cancer. It is for anyone affected by this type of cancer. There is also information for carers, family members and friends.

The booklet explains how womb cancer is diagnosed and treated. It gives information about coping during and after treatment.

View our online information about womb cancer.

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