Endometrial and Uterine Cancer Treatment at the University of Colorado Cancer Center
Receiving a diagnosis of endometrial and uterine cancer can feel overwhelming. At the University of Colorado Cancer Center, you’ll find a knowledgeable team of experts you can trust to walk with you every step of the way.
Armed with the latest in research and technology, these medical leaders tailor treatment, care and support to each individual patient’s unique circumstances. And the same expert team of doctors, nurses and specialists walk alongside you throughout your entire journey.
That’s an important reason why our 5-year survival rates for most kinds of cancer are up to 30% higher than state, regional and national averages.
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Endometrial and Uterine Cancer at a Glance
- An estimated 43,000 new cases of endometrial and uterine cancer will be diagnosed in the United States each year.
- Endometrial cancer is the most common type of uterine cancer. It starts in the tissue lining of the uterus called the endometrium. It is the fourth most common cancer in women.
- Uterine sarcoma is a rare type of uterine cancer. It occurs when cancer cells start growing in the muscles or other supporting tissues of the uterus. It accounts for less than 2% of uterine cancers.
- Endometrial cancer is rare in women under the age of 40. More than half of all endometrial cancer cases are diagnosed in the 50 to 69 age group.
- There are over 500,000 women who are survivors of endometrial cancer.
Source: American Cancer Society