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Symptoms of Uterine (Endometrial) Cancer

If you experience any of these symptoms do not assume it is due to cancer. Most of these symptoms may be caused by other, less serious health conditions. If you experience any one of them, see your doctor.
  • Irregular vaginal bleeding —This may include heavy bleeding, abnormal bleeding between periods, or spotting or bleeding in postmenopausal women.
  • Pelvic pain —Discomfort may be associated with sexual intercourse.

References

American Cancer Society website. Available at: http://www.cancer.org/ .

Bast R, Kufe D, Pollock R, et al, eds. Cancer Medicine. 5th ed. Hamilton, Ontario: BC Decker Inc; 2000.

National Cancer Institute website. Available at: http://www.nci.nih.gov/ .

Rakel R. Bope E, ed. Conn's Current Therapy. 54th ed. St. Louis, MO: WB Saunders; 2002: 1094-1096.

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