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uterus

[yew-tuh-rus] also called the womb. The pear-shaped organ in a woman’s pelvis that holds and nourishes the growing embryo and fetus. The uterus is divided into 3 areas; the body is the upper part, the isthmus is the narrowed central area, and the cervix is at the base.

Uterine Sarcoma | Learn About Cancer | American Cancer ...

... Uterine Sarcoma. If you have uterine sarcoma or ... Learn About Uterine
Sarcoma. Whether you're worried about developing ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/uterinesarcoma/index

How is uterine sarcoma treated?

... Previous Topic. Survival rates for uterine sarcoma by stage. Next Topic. Surgery
for uterine sarcomas. How is uterine sarcoma treated? ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/uterinesarcoma/detailedguide/uterine-sarcoma-treating-general-info

How is uterine sarcoma diagnosed?

... To find the cause of abnormal uterine bleeding, a sample of tissue will be
removed from the lining of the uterus and looked at under a microscope. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/uterinesarcoma/detailedguide/uterine-sarcoma-diagnosis

Uterine Sarcoma

... Has the cancer spread beyond the uterus? ... Clinical outcome of ET-743
(Trabectedin; Yondelis) in high-grade uterine sarcomas: report ... Corpus Uteri. ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003145-pdf.pdf

What's new in uterine sarcoma research and treatment?

... Previous Topic. If treatment for uterine sarcoma stops working. Next Topic. ...
What`s new in uterine sarcoma research and treatment? ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/uterinesarcoma/detailedguide/uterine-sarcoma-new-research

Chemotherapy for uterine sarcomas

... making this treatment useful for cancer that has spread beyond the uterus. ...
Some of the drugs used to treat uterine sarcomas include: doxorubicin ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/uterinesarcoma/detailedguide/uterine-sarcoma-treating-chemotherapy

Surgery for uterine sarcomas

... In treating endometrial carcinomas and uterine sarcomas, this operation is
usually done at the same time the uterus is removed (either by simple ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/uterinesarcoma/detailedguide/uterine-sarcoma-treating-surgery

What is uterine sarcoma?

... Uterine leiomyosarcomas (LMS) start in the muscular wall of the uterus
known as the myometrium. These tumors make ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/uterinesarcoma/detailedguide/uterine-sarcoma-what-is-uterine-sarcoma

Endometrial (Uterine) Cancer Overview

... The American Cancer Society's estimates for uterus cancer (both endometrial
cancer and uterine sarcomas) in the United States for 2014 are: ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003048-pdf.pdf

Hormone therapy for uterine sarcomas

... Previous Topic. Chemotherapy for uterine sarcomas. Next Topic. Clinical trials
for uterine sarcomas. Hormone therapy for uterine sarcomas. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/uterinesarcoma/detailedguide/uterine-sarcoma-treating-hormone-therapy