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    Endometrial Cancer

    Endometrial Cancer

    Endometrial cancer

    The lining of the uterus is called the endometrium. Sometimes there is abnormal growth of cells in this lining. This abnormal growth is called endometrial cancer. This cancer usually occurs in women older than age 50. It causes heavy or unusual vaginal bleeding.

    This cancer is also called uterine cancer.

    By Healthwise Staff
    Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine
    Ross Berkowitz, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology
    Last Revised November 27, 2012

    Last Revised: November 27, 2012

    Author: Healthwise Staff

    Medical Review: Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine & Ross Berkowitz, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology

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