Endometrial cancer

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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.

Last Updated: November 26, 2008

Medical Review: Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine & Kevin Holcomb, MD - Gynecologic Oncology

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