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Endometrial Cancer: Prevention, Genetics, Causes


  • Endometrial Cancer Prevention (PDQ®)
    [ patient ] [ health professional ]
    Expert-reviewed information summary about factors that may influence the risk of developing endometrial cancer and about research aimed at the prevention of this disease.
  • Clinical Trials to Prevent Endometrial Cancer

    Check for endometrial cancer prevention trials from NCI's PDQ® Cancer Clinical Trials Registry now accepting patients. The list of clinical trials can be refined by location, stage of disease, drug, and other features.


  • Cancer Genetics Services Directory

    Directory of professionals who provide services related to cancer genetic risk assessment, counseling, and testing.

  • Cancer Genetics Overview (PDQ®)
    [ health professional ]
    Expert-reviewed information summary in which the features of hereditary cancer and the structure and content of other PDQ cancer genetics summaries are described. The summary also contains an extensive list of genetics resources available online.

Causes and Risk Factors

  • Menopausal Hormone Therapy and Cancer

    A fact sheet about the results of research on menopausal hormone therapy. Includes information about the effect of menopausal hormone therapy on the body. Also outlines the benefits and risks of using menopausal hormones.

  • Oral Contraceptives and Cancer Risk

    A fact sheet about research on the association of oral contraceptive use with risk of various cancers.