All About Endometrial Cancer
The uterus is a hollow muscular organ located in the female pelvis between the bladder and rectum. The main function of the uterus is to nourish the developing fetus prior to birth.
Two types of cancers occur in the uterus namely:
1. Endometrial Cancer
2. Cervical cancer
In the last decade, it has been found that the cases of cervical cancer are decreasing while the cases of endometrial cancer are increasing rapidly.
The causes of an increase in cases of endometrial cancer are increasing age, diabetes, etc.
Endometrial cancer is easy to get diagnosed in its early stages as post-menopausal bleeding, spotting is the most common symptom of endometrial cancer which can be easily identified.
If you are experiencing persistent white discharge, it is better to get it checked by an expert. Doctors advise patients to either undergo sonography or hysteroscopy to check the abnormalities.
If the diagnosis shows endometrial cancer due to the advance in science the patients can undergo surgery and get discharged on the same day.