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What is stage 3 uterine cancer?

Stage 3 uterine cancer is the third phase of four phases of cancer of the uterus. Uterine cancer is also referred to as endometrial cancer. In stage 3 uterine cancer, the disease has spread to the cervix. Cancer has also spread to other areas of the pelvis in stage 3, which can include the vagina, other nearby tissue, and even lymph nodes. However, cancer cells have still not spread to the bladder, intestines, or other, more distant parts of the body in stage 3.

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Stage III uterine cancer has spread outside the uterus, but not outside the pelvis or to the bladder or rectum. Watch Dr. Oz talk about stages of uterine cancer.


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