How is endometrial cancer treated?
A. The choice of treatment depends largely on the type of cancer and stage of the disease at discovery. Other factors might play a part in choosing the best treatment plan. These might include your age, your overall state of health, whether you plan to have children, and other personal considerations. Be sure you understand all the risks and side effects of the various therapies before making a decision about treatment. There are four basic types of treatment for women with endometrial cancer – surgery, radiation therapy, hormonal therapy and chemotherapy. A combination of these treatments may also be used. Most patients with endometrial cancer are treated by surgery alone. The choice of treatment(s) will depend on the type and stage of your cancer, and your overall medical condition.