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 for endometrial cancer

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

(Abdominal hysterectomy)
Type
Surgery
How many have tried
56
Tried for
endometrial cancer (3)
Treatment name(s)

(Total Skin Electron Beam Therapy (TSEBT))
Type
Procedures
How many have tried
38
Tried for
endometrial cancer (2)
Treatment name(s)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
30
Tried for
endometrial cancer (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Taxol)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
28
Tried for
endometrial cancer (1)

Data from patients with endometrial cancer, who have ever reported treatments, ordered by their reporting frequency during 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)

(Abdominal hysterectomy)
Perceived effectiveness
for endometrial cancer (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Hospitalization vaginal bleeding
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
endometrial cancer (3)
Treatment name(s)

(Total Skin Electron Beam Therapy (TSEBT))
Perceived effectiveness
for endometrial cancer (1 evaluation)
Side effects
cataracts proctitis 1 more
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
endometrial cancer (2)
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
for endometrial cancer (12 evaluations)
Side effects
hair loss muscle and joint pain 1 more
Total evaluations
12
Tried for
endometrial cancer (1)
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 (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with endometrial cancer, who have ever reported treatments, ordered by their reporting frequency during the last 5 years.
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Who has endometrial cancer on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 1 new patients joined this month
  • 92 say endometrial cancer is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 3
30s 10
40s 17
50s 40
60s 46
70+ 37
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 8
50-59 years 14
60-69 years 8
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 8
Female 146

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 97
Not Diagnosed 4

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