What Are the Key Facts About Endometrial Cancer?

Q:

Are there some key facts about endometrial cancer?

A:

  • An estimated 61,380 new cases of uterine cancer will be diagnosed in the U.S, with more than 10,920 deaths expected to result from the diagnosis
  • The incidence of uterine cancer is rising, mainly due to a rise in obesity, which is a key risk factor for this disease
  • Affecting mainly post-menopausal women, the average age of women diagnosed with uterine cancer is 60 years old
  • The overall five-year survival rate for uterine cancer is 82%
  • There are more than 600,000 uterine cancer survivors in the U.S.

 

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