Welcome to our Uterine Cancer Forum or Support Group
The CancerBro Uterine cancer forum is an online support group for anyone dealing with endometrial or uterine cancer. Community members share help, support, and information related to any aspect of uterine cancer from diagnosis to treatment side effects.
Our support community offers a safe and secure place for women to discuss their concerns, share their feelings, personal stories, and experiences with the ability to interact and communicate efficiently.
Whether you are a caregiver, recently diagnosed with uterine cancer, or undergoing treatment join our social media platform to be a part of the family where each member supports one another in the journey.
About Uterine Cancer:
Uterine or Endometrial cancer is the most common cancer of the female reproductive system in which malignant cells are formed in the uterus. According to American Cancer Society, there will be approximately about 61,880 new cases of uterine cancer in the United States (2019).
Types of uterine cancer:
- Endometrial adenocarcinoma: It is the most common form of uterine cancer (approximately 80% of all cases) which starts developing in the endometrium glands.
- Papillary serous carcinoma: It is an aggressive form of uterine cancer (approximately 5% of all cases) with high recurrence rate even if diagnosed at an early stage.
- Uterine sarcoma: In this uterine cancer, the malignant cells starts growing in myometrium (uterine muscle wall). It also represents approximately 5% of all uterine cancer cases.
- Adenosquamous carcinoma: This type of uterine cancer tumor contains two types of cells: squamous cells and gland cells. It constitute 10% of all uterine cancer cases.
Risk factors of uterine cancer:
- Early menarche/late menopause.
- Hormone replacement therapy.
- Radiation exposure.
- Family history
- Genetic alterations
- Tamoxifen therapy
Symptoms of uterine cancer:
- Pain in lower abdomen.
- Unusual vaginal discharge.
- Unexplained weight loss.
- Abnormal urinal bleeding.
Raising uterine cancer awareness is important to save the lives of our beloved sisters. We are working on this mission and share awareness posts daily on our social media profiles. Also, we have a team of doctors and medical writers who blogs on a regular basis to share new information which is useful for our community members and any one who is dealing with this disease.
- If you are new to the community, then please introduce yourself to other members. In the Introduction post - you can share about your diagnosis, any experience or story, and what you expect from the support group.
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