Endometrial cancer(uterine cancer) is a cancer that arises from the lining of the uterus (womb). The lining of the uterus is called the endometrium.
In 2015 , 5,530 cases are diagnosed and Projected number of deaths from gynaecological cancers are 11,730 in Australia , in 2011 incidence/2012 mortality(b), incidence females are 2238 and mortality is 421.
Treatment will depend on the results of your tests, where the cancer is and if it has spread, your age, your general health, and what you want. If the cancer has spread beyond the uterus, radiotherapy, hormone treatment or chemotherapy may also be used.
Endometriosis is another benign condition that affects the uterus. It is most common in women in their thirties and forties, especially in women who have never been pregnant