endometrial cancer

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Related to Cancer of the uterus: Cervical cancer, Ovarian cancer, Uterine cancer
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Noun1.endometrial cancer - cancer of the uterine lining
carcinoma - any malignant tumor derived from epithelial tissue; one of the four major types of cancer
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Diagnosed with cancer of the uterus when she was 58, she had a hysterectomy and radiotherapy every day for eight weeks at James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough.
Tamoxifen can increase the risk of cancer of the uterus.
Over the same period, death rates for cancers of the liver, pancreas, and brain and other nervous system increased in both men and women; death rates for cancer of the uterus increased in women; and death rates for cancers of the oral cavity and pharynx and soft tissue increased in men.
The pH can also be affected by medication, supplements, food, alcohol, caffeine and detergents.You can also develop a bad smell due to vaginal infection, inflammation of the cervix, ovarian cyst, or even cervical or endometrial cancer (cancer of the uterus).
Jane receives a phone call from an emergency unit nurse about a patient in her early 30s with severe chest pains who is undergoing treatment for cancer of the uterus. Initial information is scant and Jane uses CaNISC (an online computer system holding information from a patient's interactions with health professionals) to access notes, x-rays and treatment plans so that she can accurately assess the patient.
Having worked in a Catholic hospital operating room, I witnessed the pregnant uteruses of a good number of women who had been diagnosed with cancer of the uterus removed surgically with the consent of the woman patient and her spouse.
(She passed away after a valiant battle with cancer of the uterus two years ago.) It was a simple noche buena.
The analysis found that at "normal" temperatures, there was some data pointing to a lower risk of cancer of the uterus, liver and breast.
"Pat had cancer of the uterus, which was rare and aggressive.
The research includes a randomised clinical trial for women with ovarian and endometrial cancer, and other studies for women diagnosed with cervical abnormalities and cancer of the uterus and vulva.
Neutering also has important health benefits, for example it prevents cancer of the uterus, which up to 80 per cent of un-neutered female rabbits can develop.