The main cause of uterine cancer is unknown, but there is knowledge regarding the mutation of DNA, causing normal cells to turn into abnormal cells that trigger the growth of the disease
The main risk factors for uterine cancer include:
Although these risk factors could increase the chance of developing uterine cancer, consult with your doctor first about your symptoms. Women with these risk factors do not always have uterine cancer.
Although you cannot completely prevent your risk of being diagnosed with uterine cancer, there are factors that may help lower your risk. The best ways to prevent uterine cancer includes:
Rely on the team at Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center to answer your questions around uterine cancer. We are here to help on your uterine cancer journey and customize a plan for you.