Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Carcinoma of the Uterus Outlook

What to expect with uterine cancer:

  • If uterine cancer is treated before spreading beyond the uterus, about 88 percent of women survive for 5 years.
  • Survival drops to 30 percent if the cancer has spread beyond the uterus.

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Last Updated: Aug 19, 2008 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Carcinoma of the Uterus References
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