Questions to Answer
a. What is cancer?
b. Where is it located?
c. Who is at risk?
d. How is it diagnosed?
e. Are there any stages? If so, explain them.
f. What are the signs?
g. How can I prevent it?
h. How can it be treated?
i. Include any other interesting facts





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a. Uterine cancer is started when normal cells in the uterus start to change and grow uncontrollably, causing tumor.
b. It occurs in the uterus, also known as the womb, (where the baby is when a woman is pregnant) and can spread to other parts of the feminine reproductive system.
c. Women are the people at risk for the disease.
d. There is no test recommended to find this cancer before symptoms develop (except for women at high risk). Routine pelvic exams rarely find this disease. Most women are diagnosed because they have symptoms.
e. There aren’t really any stages, other than early, middle, and late, which determine if and how it can be treated.
f. Signs include: Pain in the pelvis, bloody discharge, or feeling a mass (or tumor). Bleeding between periods can be symptoms of other things, bGroup 3-Cancerut it’s important that you get it checked out with your doctor.
g. Uterine cancer can’t really be prevented; it’s often hard to say what causes the cells to do what they do.
h. It can be treated through chemotherapy, which kills cancer cells.
i. Facts:
a) The average woman who develops uterine cancer is in her early 60’s
b) Uterine cancer is twice as common in Caucasian women as African-American women and other non-Caucasian women.
c) Obese women, women who have few or no children, and women who began menstruating earlier are also at risk.














Questions to Answer
a. What is cancer?
b. Where is it located?
c. Who is at risk?
d. How is it diagnosed?
e. Are there any stages? If so, explain them.
f. What are the signs?
g. How can I prevent it?
h. How can it be treated?
i. Include any other interesting facts





external image uterus-436890.jpg



a. Uterine cancer is started when normal cells in the uterus start to change and grow uncontrollably, causing tumor.
b. It occurs in the uterus, also known as the womb, (where the baby is when a woman is pregnant) and can spread to other parts of the feminine reproductive system.
c. Women are the people at risk for the disease.
d. There is no test recommended to find this cancer before symptoms develop (except for women at high risk). Routine pelvic exams rarely find this disease. Most women are diagnosed because they have symptoms.
e. There aren’t really any stages, other than early, middle, and late, which determine if and how it can be treated.
f. Signs include: Pain in the pelvis, bloody discharge, or feeling a mass (or tumor). Bleeding between periods can be symptoms of other things, bGroup 3-Cancerut it’s important that you get it checked out with your doctor.
g. Uterine cancer can’t really be prevented; it’s often hard to say what causes the cells to do what they do.
h. It can be treated through chemotherapy, which kills cancer cells.
i. Facts:
a) The average woman who develops uterine cancer is in her early 60’s
b) Uterine cancer is twice as common in Caucasian women as African-American women and other non-Caucasian women.
c) Obese women, women who have few or no children, and women who began menstruating earlier are also at risk.