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Treatment

Your treatment depends on the type of womb cancer you have, how large it is and whether it has spread, and your general health. The main treatment is surgery. After surgery, or if surgery isn't possible, you might have chemotherapy, radiotherapy or a combination of teatments.

Decisions about your treatment

Find out how your doctor decides which treatment you need, the types of treatment you might have and treatment by stage.

Surgery

Most women will have surgery for womb cancer. Find out about surgery, including what to expect before and after your operation.

Chemotherapy

When, where and how you have chemotherapy for womb cancer, and the possible side effects.

Radiotherapy

Radiotherapy uses high energy rays similar to x-rays to kill cancer cells.

Follow up

What happens at a follow up appointment after womb cancer treatment.

Treatment for advanced cancer

How treatments aim to control symptoms when womb cancer is advanced.

Last reviewed: 
05 Sep 2017

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