The lining of the uterus is called the endometrium. Sometimes there is abnormal growth of cells in this lining. This abnormal growth is called endometrial cancer. This cancer usually occurs in women older than age 50. It causes heavy or unusual vaginal bleeding.
This cancer is also called uterine cancer.
Current as of: May 4, 2022
Author: Healthwise Staff Medical Review: Sarah Marshall MD - Family Medicine Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine Ross Berkowitz MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology
Medical Review:Sarah Marshall MD - Family Medicine & Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine & Ross Berkowitz MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology