What is the uterus?
The uterus is a pear-shaped organ of the reproductive system located in the lower abdomen between the bladder and the rectum. The main purpose of the uterus is to hold a growing fetus during pregnancy.
What is uterine cancer?
Uterine cancer is one of the most common cancers among women. Risk factors include obesity and hormone replacement therapy. This cancer generally begins in the lining of the uterus after the reproductive years.
Signs and symptoms of uterine cancer
Uterine cancer generally occurs after menopause but in few instances occurs in women under the age of 40. Symptoms could include:
Traditional treatment options for uterine cancer
Radiation therapy may be considered an option for some uterine cancer patients. Radiation therapy is used in an attempt to destroy cancerous cells and cause a reduction in tumor size. It is most often used for uterine cancer that has metastasized. Radiation therapy and chemotherapy are often performed simultaneously.
Death and mortality statistics for uterine cancer
Hope4Cancer Institute treatment program for uterine cancer
Uterine Cancer is a very stressful diagnosis and your healthcare team understands this. At Hope4Cancer Institute we will make every effort to keep you up to date and comfortable with your diagnosis, options, and treatment. We work with you to ensure that every aspect of your uterine cancer treatment program is successful. The recommendations your healthcare team make to you will be for the most effective alternative treatments.
Individual treatment plans will vary. Hope4Cancer Institute optimizes your uterine cancer treatment program by integrating our therapies which could include:
Our therapies can help to reduce cancer related side effects and improve your overall quality of life.
Our innovative approach to cancer treatment focuses not only on the disease, but on the patient's mind, body, and spirit.
If you are looking for a uterine cancer treatment program that treats more than just your cancer, Hope4Cancer Institute is the place for you. Call us today at 888-544-5993. Our patient liaison is waiting to tell you more about our innovative approach to uterine cancer treatment.