- Womb cancer is cancer that affects the womb.
- The womb (uterus) is where a baby grows during pregnancy.
- Most womb cancer usually starts in the lining of the womb (endometrium), this is also known as endometrial cancer.
- How serious the womb cancer is depends on how big it is, if it has spread and your general health
Get your symptoms checked
It's important to get any symptoms of womb cancer checked as soon as possible. Finding it earlier makes it easier to treat.
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Page last reviewed: 21 October 2021
Next review due: 21 October 2024