Endometrial cancer is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the tissues of the endometrium. The endometrium is the lining of the uterus. The uterus is a hollow, muscular organ in a woman's pelvis. The uterus is where a fetus grows. In most nonpregnant women, the uterus is about 3 inches long. Cancer of the endometrium is different from cancer of the muscle of the uterus, which is called sarcoma of the uterus. Refer to the PDQ summary on Uterine Sarcoma Treatment for more inform...
Levonorgestrel (or '-norgestrel or -norgestrel''') is a synthetic progestogen used as an active ingredient in some hormonal contraceptives.
Endometrial Cancer as related to Levonorgestrel
- Endometrial cancer - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Endometrial cancer is a cancer that arises from the endometrium (the lining of the uterus or womb). It is the result of the abnormal growth of cells that have the ...
- Hormone therapy for endometrial cancer
Hormone therapy uses hormones or hormone blocking drugs to fight endometrial cancer. Learn more about hormone therapy here.
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Levonorgestrel Intrauterine Device (IUD) to Treat Complex Atypical Hyperplasia (CAH) and Grade 1 Endometrioid Endometrial Carcinoma (G1EEC) Basic Trial Information
- Levonorgestrel medical facts from Drugs.com
Levonorgestrel is a female hormone that can cause changes in your cervical mucus and uterine lining, making it harder for sperm to reach the uterus and harder for a ...
- Uterine fibroid - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A uterine fibroid (also known as uterine leiomyoma, myoma, fibromyoma, fibroleiomyoma) is a leiomyoma (benign tumor from smooth muscle tissue) that …
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Incidence. Endometrial cancer is the fourth most common cancer among women in the United States and the most frequently diagnosed gynecologic malignancy.
- Progestin Hormone Therapy for Endometrial Cancer - WebMD
Progestin hormone therapy may be used to slow the growth of endometrial cancer. This may be done when the cancer has spread to other parts …
- Endometrial carcinoma: Epidemiology and risk factors
Worldwide in 2008, 288,000 women were diagnosed with uterine cancer. The mortality rate was 1.7 to 2.4 per 100,000 women. In the United States, as with other ...