Incidence and Mortality
Estimated new cases and deaths from endometrial (uterine corpus) cancer in the United States in 2014:
New cases: 52,630.
Cancer of the endometrium is the most common gynecologic malignancy in the United States and accounts for 6% of all cancers in women.
Irregular vaginal bleeding is an early sign, the foremost symptom, and the reason why the majority of patients with the highly curable endometrial tumor are...
When retinoblastoma is in both eyes, the treatment for each eye may be different depending on the size of the tumor and whether it is expected that the eye can be saved.
Check for U.S. clinical trials from NCI's list of cancer clinical trials that are now accepting patients with intraocular retinoblastoma. For more specific results, refine the search by using other search features, such as the location of the trial, the type of treatment, or the name of the drug. Talk with your child's doctor about clinical trials that may be right for your child. General information about clinical trials is available from the NCI Web site.
Treatment for extraocular retinoblastoma that has spread to the area around the eye may include the following:
Systemic chemotherapy and external-beam radiation therapy.
Systemic chemotherapy followed by surgery (enucleation). Radiation therapy and more chemotherapy may be given after surgery.
Treatment for extraocular retinoblastoma that has spread to the brain may include the following: