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 Uterine Lining Cancer - Cancer Resources    (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Uterine cancer is cancer that begins in the lining of the uterus, called the endometrium...
Uterine cancer is a disease in which cancer cells grow in the uterus (womb).
endometrium - the inner lining of the uterus.
www.the-cancer-directory.com /info/Uterine-Lining-Cancer.html   (937 words)

  
 View 'Uterine cancer' related info.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
uterine cancer a disease characterized by the abnormal growth of cells in the uterus.
Most uterine cancers are endometrial cancer, which develops in the lining of the uterus (the endometrium).
Uterine cancer — or cancer of the lining or body of the uterus — is the most common gynecologic cancer in postmenopausal women.
infoview.info /?q=uterine-cancer   (999 words)

  
 MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia: Dysfunctional uterine bleeding (DUB)
Anovulatory or dysfunctional uterine bleeding is a diagnosis of exclusion.
Anovulatory cycles are common for the first year after menarche (when a girl begins to menstruate), and later in life as a woman approaches menopause (when menstrual periods stop).
Prolonged buildup of the uterine lining without adequate menstrual bleeding (a possible factor in the development of endometrial cancer)
www.nlm.nih.gov /medlineplus/ency/article/000903.htm   (529 words)

  
 AllRefer Health - Endometrial Cancer (Adenocarcinoma of the Endometrium/Uterus, Cancer - Endometrial, Cancer - Uterine, ...
Although the exact cause of endometrial cancer is unknown, increased levels of estrogen appear to have a role.
One of estrogen's normal functions is to stimulate the buildup of the epithelial lining of the uterus.
Women who have a history of endometrial polyps or other benign growths of the uterine lining, postmenopausal women who use estrogen-replacement therapy (specifically if not given in conjunction with periodic progestin) and those with diabetes are also at increased risk
health.allrefer.com /health/endometrial-cancer-info.html   (469 words)

  
 3D Health Animations - Diseases and Conditions - Menopause
Menstruation is a normal, natural shedding process of the uterine lining that occurs monthly in all healthy adult women after puberty.
The parts of the body involved in the menstrual cycle include the brain, uterus, cervix, ovaries, fallopian tubes, and vagina.
If the egg is not fertilized by a sperm, the thickened lining of the uterus consisting of blood-filled uterine tissue is shed.
www.healthscout.com /animation/1/29/main.html   (297 words)

  
 Healthopedia.com - Dilatation and Curettage (D & C, Uterine Scraping)
In some cases, a sample of the uterine lining is taken before DandC is done.
This tool is used to scrape off the inner lining of the uterus.
Scraping off the lining of the uterus may stop some types of vaginal bleeding and will terminate a pregnancy.
www.healthopedia.com /dilatation-and-curettage   (493 words)

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