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Endometrial Cancer Awareness for Women

In cancer, endometrial cancer on May 6, 2012 at 3:57 pm

Cancer that begins in the interior lining of the uterus is called endometrial cancer. Thousands of American women die each year from this kind of malignancy. Understanding endometrial cancer, and in particular its warning signs, is of great importance to all women. The following provides  a succinct overview.

A guide to endometrial cancer
Published May 05, 2012

Endometrial cancer begins in the lining of the uterus, a woman’s hollow pelvic organ that fosters fetal development. Genetic mutation causes abnormal, cancerous cell growth, developing into a tumor. According to the American Cancer Society, approximately 47,130 new cases of endometrial cancer will be diagnosed and 8,010 women will die from it in 2012.
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