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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms


endometrial cancer  listen  (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).

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