What are the chances?
Most cases of endometrial cancer are diagnosed in women aged 45-74.
- Abnormal vaginal bleeding (most common symptom)
- Vaginal discharge
- Pain with urination and/or sex
- Pelvic pain
- Women with endometrial overgrowth (hyperplasia)
- Women who have never had children, periods beginning before age 12, menopause after age 55, estrogen therapy
- Taking the drug tamoxifen
- Radiation to the pelvis
- Family history of uterine cancer
- Lynch syndrome (most commonly seen as a form of inherited colorectal cancer)