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Irritable bowel syndrome, or IBS, is a condition characterized by abdominal cramping, bloating, gas, and other changes in the bowels

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Cancer of the Uterus

Alternate Names : Uterine Cancer, Endometrial Cancer, Cancer of the Endometrium

Cancer of the Uterus | Symptoms & Signs | Diagnosis & Tests | Prevention & Expectations | Treatment & Monitoring

What are the signs and symptoms of the disease?

The most common symptom of this disease is abnormal vaginal bleeding. Other symptoms include the following:

  • heavy periods
  • spotting or vaginal bleeding between periods
  • bleeding after intercourse
  • bleeding or spotting after 6 months of not having any periods, in a woman who is not taking hormone replacement therapy
  • a feeling of pelvic heaviness
  • unusual pain and cramping in the lower belly that is not related to menstruation

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    Cancer of the Uterus: Overview, Causes, & Risk Factors


    Cancer of the Uterus: Diagnosis & Tests

    Author: Eva Martin, MD
    Reviewer: Eileen McLaughlin, RN, BSN
    Date Reviewed: 07/13/01

    Benign prostatic hyperplasia, or BPH for short, is the enlargement of the prostate gland. It is caused by excess growth of cells in the prostate. This condition is not the same as prostate cancer

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