endometrial cancer

endometrial cancer
Cancer that forms in the tissue lining the uterus (the small, hollow, pear-shaped organ in a woman's pelvis in which a baby grows). Most endometrial cancers are adenocarcinomas (cancers that begin in cells that make and release mucus and other fluids).

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  • Endometrial cancer — Infobox Disease Name = Endometrial cancer Caption = An endometrial adenocarcinoma invading the uterine muscle DiseasesDB = 4252 ICD10 = ICD10|C|54|1|c|51 ICD9 = ICD9|182 ICDO = OMIM = 608089 MedlinePlus = 000910 eMedicineSubj = med eMedicineTopic …   Wikipedia

  • endometrial cancer — noun cancer of the uterine lining • Syn: ↑endometrial carcinoma • Hypernyms: ↑carcinoma …   Useful english dictionary

  • stage III endometrial cancer — Cancer has spread beyond the uterus and cervix, but has not spread beyond the pelvis. Stage III is divided into stage IIIA, IIIB, and IIIC, based on how far the cancer has spread within the pelvis. In stage IIIA, cancer has spread to (1) the… …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • stage I endometrial cancer — Cancer is found in the uterus only. Stage I is divided into stage IA, IB, and IC, based on how far the disease has spread. In stage IA, cancer is in the endometrium only; in stage IB, cancer has spread into the inner half of the myometrium… …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • stage II endometrial cancer — Cancer has spread from the uterus to the cervix, but not beyond the cervix. Stage II is divided into stage IIA and IIB, based on how far the cancer has spread into the cervix. In stage IIA, cancer has spread to the glands where the cervix and… …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • stage IV endometrial cancer — Cancer has spread beyond the pelvis. Stage IV is divided into stage IVA and IVB, based on how far the cancer has spread. In stage IVA, cancer has spread to the bladder or bowel wall. In stage IVB, cancer has spread to other parts of the body… …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • Cáncer de endometrio — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Cáncer de endometrio Clasificación y recursos externos …   Wikipedia Español

  • Cancer De L'endomètre — Le cancer de l endomètre, appelé aussi cancer du corps utérin, est le cancer qui se développe à partir de l endomètre qui est le tissu de l utérus où se produit la nidation. Il ne doit pas être confondu avec le cancer du col de l utérus car les… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Cancer de l'endometre — Cancer de l endomètre Le cancer de l endomètre, appelé aussi cancer du corps utérin, est le cancer qui se développe à partir de l endomètre qui est le tissu de l utérus où se produit la nidation. Il ne doit pas être confondu avec le cancer du col …   Wikipédia en Français

  • endometrial hyperplasia — An abnormal overgrowth of the endometrium (the layer of cells that lines the uterus). There are four types of endometrial hyperplasia: simple endometrial hyperplasia, complex endometrial hyperplasia, simple endometrial hyperplasia with atypia,… …   English dictionary of cancer terms

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