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Womb (endometrial and uterine) cancer

Women discussing womb cancer

This section tells you about womb cancer, which is also called cancer of the uterus or uterine cancer. It includes information about symptoms, causes and tests, treatment, living with womb cancer, current research, and life after womb cancer.

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News: 'DNA tag' linked to development of womb cancer
A 'DNA tag' could play a major role in the development of a type of womb cancer by switching off a gene that usually protects against the di...
13 Nov 2013
Press release: Vigorous exercise cuts womb cancer risk in overweight women by more than a third
Overweight women who take regular intense exercise cut their risk of developing endometrial cancer, the most common form of womb cancer, by...
7 Aug 2013
News: US researchers unveil womb cancer and acute leukaemia genomes
US researchers have published the intricate details of the genetic makeup of two more forms of cancer - acute myeloid leukaemia (AML) and wo...
1 May 2013

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Updated: 30 September 2014