Uterine cancer can be treated. The recommendation for your treatment depends on these factors.
Type of uterine cancer you have
Grade and stage of the cancer
Size and location of the tumor
Your general health
Whether the cancer has spread to other parts of your body
Your personal concerns and preferences
Treatment can often control the spread of uterine cancer. It can also improve your quality of life by controlling symptoms of the disease.
Once you know the type, stage, and grade of your uterine cancer, it’s time to decide on a treatment plan. This section will help you understand your options and judge what’s best for you. Meeting with your doctor to talk about your treatment choices will be one of the most important visits you’ll have with your doctor.
It may take time to decide on the best plan. Ask your doctor about how much time you can take to explore your options. You may want to get another opinion before deciding on a treatment. You may want to talk with your family and friends.
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