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What are the treatment options for uterine cancer?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

If you have uterine cancer, your doctor will recommend a hysterectomy, or surgical removal of the uterus. Sometimes the fallopian tubes and ovaries are removed as well during this operation. At the early stages of uterine cancer, you may not need further treatment after surgery. However, if uterine cancer has spread to the lymph nodes, your doctor will recommend either chemotherapy or radiation to kill cancer cells in other parts of the body.

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