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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.

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How is uterine sarcoma treated?

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What's new in uterine sarcoma research and treatment?

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How is uterine sarcoma diagnosed?

... a very thin, flexible tube is inserted into the uterus through the cervix. Then,
using suction, a small amount of the uterine lining (endometrium) is ...

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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 start in the muscular wall of the uterus known
as the myometrium. These tumors make up about ...

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

Chemotherapy for uterine sarcomas

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

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What is cancer?

... Learn About Cancer » Uterine Sarcoma » Detailed Guide » What is cancer?
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What will happen after treatment for uterine sarcoma?

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Can uterine sarcoma be found early?

... screens for cervical cancer, can occasionally find some early uterine sarcomas,
but it is ... early carcinomas of the cervix (the lower part of the uterus). ...

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