Uterine Cancer | Tumor

CURE’s uterine cancer page is a go-to resource for oncology news and updates in the world of uterine cancer Here, readers will find cancer articles, videos, podcasts, and more with expert insight into the latest treatments and research in uterine cancer.

Xpovio Has ‘Potential to Transform’ Treatment of Advanced Endometrial Cancer

February 8th 2022

Results from the SIENDO trial examining the effects of Xpovio as a frontline maintenance therapy in patients with advanced or recurrent endometrial cancer highlighted a significant survival benefit.

‘I’m Not Always Happy, But I’m Happy Right Now’ with Endometrial Cancer

April 15th 2021

In this episode of the “CURE® Talks Cancer” podcast, Pamela Hegg details her journey with a rare form of endometrial cancer and explains how she’s able to stay positive through multiple recurrences.

Having the Ball in Your Court Helps You Fight Cancer

March 22nd 2021

A three-time cancer survivor discusses the importance of genetic testing, listening to your body and teaching family members about your experiences to potentially protect them from future cancers.

Bavencio May Be Effective in Preventing Relapse in Women With Gestational Trophoblastic Tumors

May 30th 2020

“Although more evidence is needed before changing clinical practice, these are highly promising results, suggesting that (Bavencio) could prevent patients with chemo-resistant disease from the severe toxicity of chemotherapy combinations.”

When A Parent Is Diagnosed With Cancer

May 14th 2020

It is hard enough dealing with cancer as a survivor, but what happens when one of your parents is diagnosed with cancer too?

What is Uterine Sarcoma?

March 30th 2020

Symptoms that mimic fibroids make diagnosing uterine sarcoma a rare and confounding cancer.

Hope Personified: My Tour Guide on My Path to Being a Cancer Survivor

August 11th 2019

"Cancer is a journey — many use that expression. Well, I do not like this 'journey,' but I adore my tour guide, Ann Puglisi, RN, OCN, an oncology nurse at Kellogg Cancer Center in Evanston, Illinois,” wrote Lori Jaffee.

'Caring and Sharing' Baskets: A Few of Your Favorite Things During Radiation and Chemotherapy Treatment

May 8th 2019

Cancer survivor Joanne Edwards talks with CURE® about the profound gratitude she felt when she received a ‘Caring and Sharing’ basket from a charity organization, and shares how their generosity made her want to pay it forward to other survivors.

New Issue Alert: CURE Women's Cancers

April 4th 2019

We've got a sneak peek at what’s inside CURE®'s Women’s Cancers issue.

Patients With Gynecologic Cancers Want to Discuss Sexual Health

January 25th 2019

Nearly 90 percent of women experienced sexual dysfunction; however, providers were not openly communicating about this side effect, according to survey results.

A Survivor and Her Running Shoes

September 13th 2018

“I’m just a single person. I don’t have money. I don’t have political influence. What I do have is my running shoes,” she said during the interview.

Spotting the Signs of Uterine Cancer

May 11th 2018

While there is no test, such as a mamogram or colonoscopy, for uterine cancer, vaginal bleeding is a telltale sign of the disease.

Women's History Month: Honoring Senator Ellis, Pioneer, Legislator and Cancer Survivor

March 20th 2018

Cancer survivors need role models. Senator Mary Gordon Ellis (1890-1934) has inspired women in South Carolina for generations. Her ability to juggle cancer and life remains a beacon to all of us.

Foundation for Women's Cancer Fights to End Clinical Trial Crisis

December 29th 2017

In recent years, the number of available gynecologic cancer clinical trials has gone down. The Foundation for Women's Cancer educates women about the trials that are available, and encourages them speak up publicly about the need for more.

FDA Warns Against Surgery That Can Spread Uterine Cancer

December 15th 2017

Women with presumed uterine growths known as fibroids who underwent laparoscopic power morcellation (LPM) have higher rates of uterine cancer recurrence and worse outcomes compared to those who got manual or no morcellation, according to a recent release published by the Food and Drug Administration.

Reaping the Benefits: Exercise Programs Offer Physical and Social Benefits for Cancer Survivors

February 3rd 2017

Group exercise programs are beneficial to survivors of cancer, and can offer motivation from peers to continue living a healthy lifestyle.

Rock Band of Gynecologic Oncologists Connects with Patients Through Music

December 6th 2016

A rock band made up of gynecologic oncologists is connecting with patients and their fans through rock music.

New Toolkit Will Help Patients and Families Navigate Cancer Genetics

November 22nd 2016

There are many misconceptions about genetic testing in cancer, but the SGO crafted a new toolkit to help patients and providers navigate the field.

Study Identifies Reasons for Delays in Surgery for Endometrial Cancer

September 6th 2016

Several factors cause women a delay in getting surgery to treat endometrial cancer.

Obesity Puts Women at Higher Risk for Endometrial Cancer

May 9th 2016

Although it is often a sensitive topic to discuss, being obese puts women at a higher risk for developing — and dying from— endometrial cancer.

Birth Control Pills May Protect Against Endometrial Cancer

August 7th 2015

Women who take birth control pills may be protecting themselves against endometrial cancer -- and not just during the years that they use these medications, but in the long term.

The Thing About Risk

January 23rd 2015

There are some things known to increase the risk of gynecologic cancers. Bottom line, being a woman puts you at risk.

Is Robot-Assisted Surgery the Best Treatment for Your Cancer?

December 8th 2013

Patients should research both the surgeon and the technique when deciding on treatment.