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Understanding Your Diagnosis

  1. Diagnostic Procedures for Cancer: Overview

    Detailed information on the most common diagnostic procedures for cancer

  2. Dilation and Curettage (D and C)

    A dilation and curettage procedure, also called a D and C, is a surgical procedure in which the cervix is dilated so that the cervical canal and uterine lining can be scraped with a spoon-shaped instrument to remove abnormal tissues.

  3. Endometrial Biopsy

    An endometrial biopsy is a procedure performed to obtain a small tissue sample from the lining of the uterus.

  4. Finding Out You Have Uterine Cancer
  5. Grading and Staging of Cancer

    Grading and staging cancer helps determine the best treatment.

  6. Hysteroscopy

    Hysteroscopy is the visual examination of the canal of the cervix and interior of the uterus using a thin, lighted, flexible tube called a hysteroscope.

  7. Pelvic Ultrasound

    Ultrasound, or sound wave technology, is used to examine the organs and structures in the female pelvis.

  8. Understanding Your Stage of Endometrial Cancer
  9. What Are the Survival Rates for Women with Endometrial Cancer?