Are there alternative treatments for stage 1 uterine cancer?

A hysterectomy is the only surefire way to treat uterine cancer. With stage 1 uterine cancer, some women who still want to have children do not have a hysterectomy but opt for hormonal treatment instead. However, hormonal treatment is not as reliable as a hysterectomy. You will need to work with your doctor to determine what method of treatment is right for you.

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