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Symptoms of Uterine (Endometrial) Cancer

The most common symptom of uterine cancer is abnormal bleeding, such as:
  • Irregular menstrual periods
  • Bleeding between periods
  • Bleeding after menopause
Other symptoms may be:
  • Belly or pelvic pain
  • A swollen belly
  • Bloating
  • Lack of hunger
  • Changes in bowel or bladder function

References

Endometrial cancer. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists website. Available at: https://www.acog.org/Patients/FAQs/Endometrial-Cancer. Updated February 2019. Accessed February 26, 2020.
Endometrial cancer. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: https://www.dynamed.com/condition/endometrial-cancer. Updated October 21, 2019. Accessed February 26, 2020.
Endometrial cancer. Merck Manual Professional Version website. Available at: http://www.merckmanuals.com/professional/gynecology-and-obstetrics/gynecologic-tumors/endometrial-cancer. Updated February 2019. Accessed February 26, 2020.
Renaud MC, Le T, et al. Epidemiology and investigations for suspected endometrial cancer. J Obstet Gynaecol Can 2018 Sep;40(9):e703.

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