Reducing Your Risk of Uterine (Endometrial) Cancer

Some things that reduce the risk of uterine cancer are:

  • Exercising regularly
  • Not smoking
  • Staying at a healthy weight
  • Breastfeeding

Some birth control methods may also lower the risk.

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References:

Endometrial cancer. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists website. Available at: https://www.acog.org/Patients/FAQs/Endometrial-Cancer. Updated February 2019. Accessed February 26, 2020.
Endometrial cancer. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: https://www.dynamed.com/condition/endometrial-cancer. Updated October 21, 2019. Accessed February 26, 2020.
Endometrial cancer. Merck Manual Professional Version website. Available at:
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Updated February 2019. Accessed February 26, 2020.
Renaud MC, Le T, et al. Epidemiology and investigations for suspected endometrial cancer. J Obstet Gynaecol Can 2018 Sep;40(9):e703.
Last reviewed November 2019 by EBSCO Medical Review Board Elliot M. Levine, MD, FACOG
Last Updated: 1/26/2021

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