may be used to treat
endometrial cancer. Radiation may be given internally by placing radioactive substances in the vagina (vaginal radiation). Or it may be given externally by delivering radiation from an
outside source (pelvic radiation).
Radiation therapy may also be used for endometrial cancer that has come back. If the cancer has come back only in the vagina, radiation can sometimes cure the cancer. Radiation also may be used to control symptoms and increase comfort.
Prognosis of patients with metastatic disease is poor. Current therapies for patients who present with metastatic disease achieve 6-year event-free survival (EFS) of approximately 28% and overall survival (OS) of approximately 30%.
Standard Treatment Options
Standard treatment for patients with metastatic Ewing tumor of bone (ETB) utilizing alternating vincristine, doxorubicin, cyclophosphamide, and ifosfamide/etoposide combined with adequate local control measures applied to both...
Mind-body treatments like the ones listed above may help you feel better. They can make it easier to cope with cancer treatments. They also may reduce chronic low back pain, joint pain, headaches, and pain from treatments.
Before you try a complementary therapy, talk to your doctor about the possible value and potential side effects. Let your doctor know if you are already using any such therapies. They are not meant to take the place of standard medical treatment.