Dr. Sankar Dasmahapatra

Endometrial Cancer Treatment Doctors in Kolkata, India

DGO, MS, Fellowship in Gynaecological Lap Surgery (Sydney -Australia)
Consultant Gynaecologist & Obstetrician
Infertility Specialist & Lapaoscopic Surgeon

Endometrial Carcinoma

by Dr. Sankar Dasmahapatra

Endometrial Carcinoma

Endometrial cancer is a type of cancer that begins in the uterus. The uterus is the hollow, pear-shaped pelvic organ where fetal development occurs. Endometrial cancer begins in the layer of cells that form the lining (endometrium) of the uterus. Endometrial cancer is sometimes called uterine cancer.

What are the 4 stages of endometrial carcinoma?

Stage I: Cancer that is confined to the uterus.
Stage II: Cancer that has spread to the cervix.
Stage III: Cancer that has spread to the vagina, ovaries, and/or lymph nodes.
Stage IV: Cancer that has spread to the urinary bladder, rectum, or organs located far from the uterus, such as the lungs or bones.

What is the survival rate of endometrial carcinoma?

The five-year survival rate for endometrial cancer is 81%. That means 81% of people diagnosed with the disease are alive five years later. The rate is even higher when cancer hasn't spread outside your uterus. Then, the survival rate reaches as high as 95%.

Can endometrial carcinoma be cured?

Endometrial cancer can usually be cured because it is usually diagnosed early.

How bad is endometrial carcinoma?

If left untreated, endometrial cancer can spread to the bladder or rectum, or it can spread to the vagina, fallopian tubes, ovaries, and more distant organs. Fortunately, endometrial cancer grows slowly and, with regular checkups, is usually found before spreading very far.

What is the best treatment for endometrial carcinoma?

Treatment for endometrial cancer is usually with surgery to remove the uterus, fallopian tubes and ovaries. Another option is radiation therapy with powerful energy. Drug treatments for endometrial cancer include chemotherapy with powerful drugs and hormone therapy to block hormones that cancer cells rely on.

Types of uterine and endometrial cancer

- Endometrioid adenocarcinoma. This is the most common form of uterine and endometrial cancer....
- Uterine papillary serous carcinoma....
- Uterine clear cell carcinoma....
- Uterine carcinosarcoma....
- Uterine sarcoma.

What age is endometrial carcinoma common?

Age. Uterine cancer most often occurs after age 50. The average age at diagnosis is 60. Uterine cancer is not common in people younger than 45.

What is high risk for endometrial carcinoma?

The major risk factor for endometrial carcinoma (EC) is the presence of a clinical scenario associated with an excess of endogenous or exogenous estrogen without adequate opposition by a progestin.

What age range is endometrial carcinoma?

The prevalence of endometrial cancer is about 25.7/100,000 women per year. The lifetime risk for developing this disease is approximately 2.8%. The peak ages of diagnosis are between ages 55 and 64 years (median 62 years).

Does endometrial carcinoma spread?

Metastatic uterine (endometrial) cancer is a type of cancer that originated in the lining of the uterus (endometrium) and has spread to distant areas of the body. In general, uterine cancer can metastasize to the rectum or bladder. Other areas where it may spread include the vagina, ovaries and fallopian tubes.

Can endometrial carcinoma come back?

That's because, like other forms of cancer, uterine, or endometrial, cancer can sometimes come back after a patient's initial course of treatment is completed.

Is endometrial carcinoma common?

Endometrial cancer is the most commonly diagnosed gynecologic cancer. A large women are diagnosed with the disease every year. Endometrial cancer is also the most common form of uterine cancer, so it is frequently referred to as uterine cancer.

Can endometrial carcinoma be benign?

Endometrial cancer happens when cells in the endometrium begin to grow out of control. Large collections of these out-of-control cells are called tumors. Some tumors are called “benign” tumors.

What is the common cause of endometrial carcinoma?

- Estrogen replacement therapy without the use of progesterone.
- History of endometrial polyps.
- Infrequent periods.
- Never being pregnant.
- Obesity.
- Diabetes.
- Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)
- Starting menstruation at an early age (before age 12)

What are 4 symptoms of endometriosis?

Endometriosis Symptoms
- Diarrhea or constipation during a menstrual period.
- Fatigue or low energy.
- Heavy or irregular periods.
- Pain with urination or bowel movements during a menstrual period.
- Spotting or bleeding between menstrual periods.

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