Deciding on Treatment
- Types of Treatment for Uterine Cancer
There are various treatment choices for uterine sarcoma. Which one may work best for you? It depends on a number of factors. These include the stage of your cancer, as well as your age, overall health, and what side effects you’ll find acceptable.
- Chemotherapy for Uterine Cancer
Chemotherapy uses anticancer medicines to kill cancer cells. The medicines are made to attack and kill cancer cells that grow quickly. Some normal cells also grow quickly. Because of this, chemotherapy can also harm those cells. This can cause side effects.
What Happens During External Radiation Therapy for Uterine Cancer
Detailed information on chemotherapy for treatment of gynecological cancers
Detailed information on biological therapy, also called immunotherapy, biological response modifier therapy, or biotherapy
Hysterectomy is surgery to remove the uterus. Your healthcare provider may also remove one or both ovaries, and the fallopian tubes. In some cases, he or she may remove other parts of the reproductive system.
Hormone Therapy for Cancer
Detailed information on hormone therapy as one type of cancer treatment
- Uterine Sarcoma: Radiation Therapy
Radiation therapy is a treatment for cancer that uses high-energy X-rays. A machine directs the rays of energy to the area of cancer. Radiation therapy is also called radiotherapy. Its goal is to kill or shrink cancer cells.
Hormone Therapy for Uterine Sarcoma
Detailed information about hormone treatment for uterine sarcoma.
About Clinical Trials: Information from the National Cancer Institute
Clinical trials are studies, managed by government agencies, educational institutions, private not-for-profit organizations, or commercial businesses. They develop and evaluate the effectiveness of new treatments and therapies for diseases.