Endometrial cancer

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What is endometrial cancer?

Cancer of the endometrium is a cancerous growth that arises from the epithelium, which is the lining of the uterus.

Common symptoms reported by people with endometrial cancer

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with endometrial cancer

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Radical hysterectomy)
Type
Surgery
How many have tried
5
Tried for
endometrial cancer (5)
Treatment name(s)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
3
Tried for
endometrial cancer (3)
Treatment name(s)

(Intensity-Modulated Radiation)
Type
Procedures
How many have tried
3
Tried for
endometrial cancer (3)
Treatment name(s)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
endometrial cancer (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Megace)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
endometrial cancer (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Taxol)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
endometrial cancer (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Tylenol PM)
Type
Over the Counter Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Elavil)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Wellbutrin XL)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(CT Scan Head)
Type
Procedures
How many have tried
1
Tried for
endometrial cancer (1)

Data from patients with endometrial cancer, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with endometrial cancer

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Radical hysterectomy)
Perceived effectiveness
for endometrial cancer (3 evaluations)
Side effects
Hospitalization lymphedema 3 more
Total evaluations
3
Tried for
endometrial cancer (5)
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
Hospitalization
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
endometrial cancer (3)
Treatment name(s)

(Intensity-Modulated Radiation)
Perceived effectiveness
for endometrial cancer (3 evaluations)
Side effects
diarrhea fatigue
Total evaluations
3
Tried for
endometrial cancer (3)
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
for endometrial cancer (7 evaluations)
Side effects
hair loss muscle and joint pain 2 more
Total evaluations
7
Tried for
endometrial cancer (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Megace)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
endometrial cancer (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Taxol)
Perceived effectiveness
for endometrial cancer (5 evaluations)
Side effects
eyebrow thinning eyelashes falling out 3 more
Total evaluations
5
Tried for
endometrial cancer (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Tylenol PM)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Elavil)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Wellbutrin XL)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(CT Scan Head)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
endometrial cancer (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with endometrial cancer, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has endometrial cancer on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 4
30s 7
40s 13
50s 31
60s 36
70+ 23
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 0
20-29 years 4
30-39 years 8
40-49 years 10
50-59 years 13
60-69 years 8
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 7
Female 108

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 80
Not Diagnosed 3

These charts show data from endometrial cancer patients who have completed their condition history
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