Print Page
Glossary: endometrial cancer, Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota

endometrial cancer

(EN-doh-MEE-tree-ul KAN-ser)

Cancer that forms in the tissue lining the uterus (the small, hollow, pear-shaped organ in a woman's pelvis in which a fetus develops). Most endometrial cancers are adenocarcinomas (cancers that begin in cells that make and release mucus and other fluids).



Endometrial Cancer