Endometrial (Uterine) Cancer - Medications
Medicines, such as
chemotherapy, may be given after surgery for
endometrial cancer, depending on the
stage and grade of the cancer and the risk for the cancer to spread
(metastasis) or recur. Progestin hormone therapy may be used if your cancer has
recurred or spread or you are unable to have surgery or radiation
Medicine treatment for endometrial cancer may include
hormone therapy or chemotherapy.
Progestin hormone therapy. Examples include:
Chemotherapy, used alone or in combination. Examples
Nausea and vomiting are common side effects of chemotherapy. These side effects usually are temporary and go away when treatment is stopped. Your doctor will prescribe medicines to help relieve nausea. These medicines include serotonin antagonists, phenothiazines, and aprepitant.