Signs and Symptoms of Uterine Cancer

Signs and Symptoms of Uterine Cancer | Dr. Ashish Pokharkar

Uterine cancer is of two kinds. These are uterine sarcoma and endometrial cancer. A common symptom of uterine cancer consists of bleeding after menopause and between periods. Some other signs and symptoms of uterine cancer are listed below.

Signs and Symptoms of Uterine Cancer

Some symptoms of uterine cancer are similar to many types of conditions that affect one’s reproductive organs. If you find any unusual pain, bleeding, or leaking, talk to a doctor. Getting the right diagnosis will enable you to get a proper treatment.

Signs of endometrial cancer are as follows.

  • Frequent, heavy, and extremely long vaginal bleeding in women who are older than forty.
  • Spotting or vaginal bleeding in the postmenopausal women, also a little amount.
  • Cramping around or in the pelvis and low abdominal pain, or below your belly.
  • Vaginal bleeding in between periods in some women before their menopause.
  • Clear vaginal or thin white discharge in the postmenopausal women.

Other symptoms of uterine cancer are listed below.

  • Difficulty at the time of urinating.
  • Pain while engaging in sexual intercourse.
  • Pelvic pain, a symptom of uterine cancer’s later stage.
  • Sudden loss of weight, also a symptom that appears at a later stage.

What are certain risk factors of uterine cancer?

When women reach a certain age, the risk of having uterine cancer increases. Most uterine cancer of women occurs between forty five and seventy four years of age. The following are the risk factors of uterine cancer.

  • History of cancer that runs in the family.
  • Some medical conditions.
  • Changes in the levels of sex hormones.


You can contact Dr, Ashish Pokharkar at his clinic in Pune. He helps detect uterine cancer at an early stage and aids in its prevention and proper treatment.