Uterine (endometrial) Cancer

Quick information handout by the Gyn-onc Health Information Service

 Uterine (endometrial) Cancer (.pdf)

Websites

Canadian Cancer Society

The Canadian Cancer Society is the largest charitable funder of cancer research in Canada. Our research dollars are allocated by the National Cancer Institute of Canada.

 Quebec > What is uterine cancer? 

 Uterine Cancer: Understanding your diagnosis (.pdf)

BC Cancer Agency (BCCA)

The BC Cancer Agency's mandate covers the spectrum of cancer care from prevention and screening, to diagnosis, treatment, and through to rehabilitation.

 Health info > Types of cancer > Women's cancer > Uterus / Endometrium

Women's Health Matters

Women's health experts from Women's College Hospital and the Women's College Research Institute developed this site and play an ongoing role in its expansion and review.

 Health Centres > Endometrial Cancer

National Cancer Institute

The US Government's main agency for cancer research and training.

 Cancer types > Uterine cancer

 What You Need To Know About Cancer of the Uterus

PDQ® (Physician Data Query) summaries for more information about endometrial cancer and uterine scarcoma treatment:

 Endometrial Cancer Treatment

 Endometrial Cancer Screening

 Endometrial Cancer Prevention

 Uterine Scarcoma Treatment

American Cancer Society

Learn about cancer > Select a Cancer Type

 > Endometrial Cancer

 > Uterine Sarcoma

Cancer.Net

Oncologist-approved cancer information from the American Society of Clinical Oncology.

 Types of Cancer > Uterine Cancer

MedlinePlus

Developed by the National Library of Medicine

 Disorders and Conditions: Cancers > Uterine Cancer

Medical Encyclopedia

 > Endometrial cancer

 > Uterine Sarcoma

Mayo Clinic

 Diseases & Conditions > E > Endometrial cancer

UptoDate (for advanced readers)

UpToDate has produced articles for patients and their family members who seek current, reliable information on a variety of medical conditions and topics.

 Patient Info > Cancer Click on the link and scroll down to Endometrical (uterine) cancer.

Foundation for Women's Cancer

The mission of the Foundation for Women's Cancer is to increase awareness and education, support expanded research and training, and provide knowledge and hope for women diagnosed with cancers specific to them.

 Women's Cancer Network > Types of cancer > Uterine/Endometrial Cancer

Oncolink

OncoLink was founded in 1994 by Penn cancer specialists with a mission to help cancer patients, families, health care professionals and the general public get accurate cancer-related information at no charge.

 Cancer Types > Gynecologic Cancers > Information About Gynecologic Cancers > Endometrial and Uterine Cancer

Books

Search the JGH Patient Education Network (PEN) Collection for cancer books to borrow from the hospital.

Tips: Choose "Advanced Search” and select "Hope & Cope E730.1" or "PFRC (Patient and Family Resource Centre) A-200" from the drop-down menu of “Physical Location”.

 Google Books

 OncoLink Library Includes cancer related book and video reviews, summaries of cancer related journal articles, poetry from cancer patients, with links to peer reviewed journals, OncoServe, and ScienceDirect.

 

Please note: This information should not be considered as medical advice. It is not to be used in place of a visit with a doctor, nurse or other healthcare professional. If you have questions about your individual medical situation, please consult with your healthcare professional.

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