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What are treatments for menopausal bleeding caused by endometrial cancer?

Doctors may use chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, or hormone therapy to treat menopausal bleeding caused by endometrial cancer. Surgery, often involving removal of your uterus, ovaries, fallopian tubes, and nearby lymph nodes, is the most common treatment. Radiation involves the use of high energy beams to kill cancerous cells in the uterus while chemotherapy can kill cancer cells anywhere in the body. Hormones used to treat endometrial cancer include man-made progesterone derivatives. Your menopausal bleeding should resolve when your endometrial cancer has been successfully treated.

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