Uterine cancer

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What is uterine cancer?

Uterine cancer is a primary or metastatic cancer (malignancy) involving the uterine corpus, sometimes called the uterine body or womb; and/or the cervix, which is the opening of the uterus into the vagina.

Common symptoms reported by people with uterine 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 uterine cancer

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

(Radical hysterectomy)
Type
Surgery
How many have tried
4
Tried for
uterine cancer (4)
Treatment name(s)

(Voltaren Gel)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
pain (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Intensity-Modulated Radiation)
Type
Procedures
How many have tried
2
Tried for
uterine cancer (2)
Treatment name(s)

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

(BuTrans patch)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)
Type
Surgery
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
uterine cancer (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Tylenol with Codeine #3)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)
Type
Surgery
How many have tried
1
Tried for
uterine cancer (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Advil)
Type
Over the Counter Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)

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

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

(Radical hysterectomy)
Perceived effectiveness
for uterine cancer (3 evaluations)
Side effects
Hospitalization internal bleeding (hemorrhage) 2 more
Total evaluations
3
Tried for
uterine cancer (4)
Treatment name(s)

(Voltaren Gel)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
pain (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Intensity-Modulated Radiation)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
uterine cancer (2)
Treatment name(s)

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

(BuTrans patch)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
uterine cancer (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Tylenol with Codeine #3)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
constipation
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
uterine cancer (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Advil)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
pain (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

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


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 1
30s 8
40s 26
50s 28
60s 35
70+ 18
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 3
20-29 years 9
30-39 years 12
40-49 years 11
50-59 years 14
60-69 years 6
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 1
Female 117

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 98
Not Diagnosed 2

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