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Endometrial Cancer

Endometrial Cancer

Endometrial cancer

The lining of the uterus is called the endometrium. Sometimes there is abnormal growth of cells in this lining. This abnormal growth is called endometrial cancer. This cancer usually occurs in women older than age 50. It causes heavy or unusual vaginal bleeding.

This cancer is also called uterine cancer.

By Healthwise Staff
Primary Medical Reviewer Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer Ross Berkowitz, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology
Current as of November 27, 2012

Current as of: November 27, 2012

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine & Ross Berkowitz, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology

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