Symptoms of Uterine Cancer


General information about symptoms of Uterine Cancer: The symptom information on this page attempts to provide a list of some possible symptoms of Uterine Cancer. This symptom information has been gathered from various sources, may not be fully accurate, and may not be the full list of symptoms of Uterine Cancer. Furthermore, symptoms of Uterine Cancer may vary on an individual basis for each patient. Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of symptoms and whether they are indeed symptoms of Uterine Cancer.

List of symptoms of Uterine Cancer: The list of symptoms mentioned in various sources for Uterine Cancer includes:

Symptoms of Uterine Cancer: Uterine cancer usually occurs after menopause. But it may also occur around the time that menopause begins. Abnormal vaginal bleeding is the most common symptom of uterine cancer. Bleeding may start as a watery, blood-streaked flow that gradually contains more blood. Women should not assume that abnormal vaginal bleeding is part of menopause.

A woman should see her doctor if she has any of the following symptoms:

  • Unusual vaginal bleeding or discharge

  • Difficult or painful urination

  • Pain during intercourse

  • Pain in the pelvic area

These symptoms can be caused by cancer or other less serious conditions. Most often they are not cancer, but only a doctor can tell for sure.1

More symptoms of Uterine Cancer: In addition to the above information, to get a full picture of the possible symptoms of this condition and its related conditions, it may be necessary to examine symptoms that may be caused by complications of Uterine Cancer, underlying causes of Uterine Cancer, associated conditions for Uterine Cancer, risk factors for Uterine Cancer, or other related conditions.

Medical articles on symptoms: These general reference articles may be of interest:

1. excerpt from What You Need To Know About Cancer of the Uterus: NCI

Last revision: April 9, 2003

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