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Womb (uterus) cancer

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Introduction
Cancer of the womb (uterus) is a common cancer of the female reproductive system that often causes abnormal vaginal bleeding.
Symptoms of womb cancer
In 90% of cases, uterine or womb cancer causes abnormal bleeding from the vagina.
Causes of womb cancer
It is not known exactly what causes uterine (womb) cancer, but there are certain things that can increase your risk.
Diagnosing womb cancer
You should visit your GP if you have abnormal vaginal bleeding. While it is unlikely to be caused by womb cancer, it is best to be sure.
Treating womb cancer
Surgery is the main treatment for womb cancer, although different methods can be used depending on your personal circumstances.
Living with womb cancer
A diagnosis of cancer is a challenge for most people. How cancer affects your daily life depends on the stage of your cancer and the treatments used.
Preventing womb cancer
It is not always possible to prevent womb cancer, but there are some things that are believed to reduce the risk of the condition developing.
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