In a premenopausal or perimenopausal woman, abnormal bleeding is anything that varies from a normal monthly flow. Heavy bleeding, constant spotting or irregular cycles may all indicate a problem. Any bleeding in a postmenopausal woman should be evaluated. The overwhelming majority of abnormal bleeding is not an indication of uterine cancer, but still needs to be checked out.
- Q Is endometrial cancer the same as uterine cancer?
- Q What is endometrial (uterine) cancer?
- Q Is uterine cancer a common version of gynecologic cancer?
- Q What is recurrent endometrial cancer?
- Q Can I still have children after treatment for uterine cancer?
- Q What do I need to know about caring for someone with uterine cancer?