Uterine cancer is also called endometrial, or womb cancer.
What is cancer of the uterus?
Uterine cancer is also called endometrial, or womb cancer. The uterus, commonly known as the womb, is the part of the female reproductive system where the baby is carried during pregnancy. The uterus is lined by a layer of cells called the endometrium.
Endometrial cancer refers to several types of malignant tumours that start growing from the endometrium. Your consultant will explain to you which type of uterine cancer you have, and give you details of any possible treatment options.