Professor Sir John Burn is investigating if aspirin can help decrease the risk of women with Lynch Syndrome developing womb cancer.
Our research on womb cancer
In the 1970s, almost 6 in 10 women diagnosed with uterine cancer survived their disease beyond ten years, now it's almost 8 in 10. But more work is needed to improve how the disease is treated – and diagnosed – to make sure more women with womb cancer live for longer.
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Sharon was diagnosed with womb cancer in 2007. She had surgery to remove her womb, ovaries and cervix, and radiotherapy. Seven years on, she’s in good health and managing one of our shops.
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