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Cancer of the uterus

Uterine cancer is the most common gynaecological cancer. You can find out more about the different types of uterine cancer by reading our trusted partner pages.

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Endometrial cancer

Endometrial cancer, which develops in the lining of the womb, is diagnosed in about 3,000 women per year. Learn how to spot the signs of endometrial cancer.

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Uterine diseases

Links to articles about uterine diseases.

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15 minutes of walking could reduce your risk of disease

Walking 15 minutes a day could reduce your risk of heart disease, dementia and some cancers, says the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare.

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Dilatation and curettage

Dilatation (also known as dilation) and curettage is a process which scrapes tissue from the inside of the womb, used to diagnose and treat conditions and after a miscarriage.

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Contraceptive injection

The contraceptive injection, containing a synthetic version of the hormone progestogen, lasts up to 3 months. It is given into your buttock or upper arm.

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Bleeding after menopause

Bleeding after menopause is usually nothing to worry about, but you should always have it checked out by a doctor. Learn about possible causes and what to do next.

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Lynch syndrome

Lynch syndrome, formerly known as HNPCC, is a genetic condition that increases the risk of a person developing some cancers, such as bowel cancer. Learn more here.

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Early menopause

Menopause that happens earlier than the expected age of around 50 years is called premature or early menopause.

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Post menopause

Some health conditions and problems are more common after menopause, including osteoporosisand cardiovascular disease.

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