Cancer of the Uterus Underlying Cause
The exact cause for uterine cancer is unknown, but genetics may play a role in determining risk.
Genes control the functions inside a cell. Special genes control how cells divide and grow. Cancer occurs when the damaged genes stimulate the cell to multiply out of control. The exact cause for this damage is unknown.
Cancer cells can develop from any of the cells that line the uterus. The cells can spread through the lymphatic system or the bloodstream.
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