Frequent question: Can Stage 3 endometrial cancer be cured?

What is the survival rate for stage 3 endometrial cancer?

Endometrial Cancer Survival Rates by Stage

Stage Five-Year Survival Rate
IIIA 58%
IIIB 50%
IIIC 47%
IVA 17%

Can Stage 3 endometrial cancer survive?

Survival for stage 3 or 4 endometrial cancer depends on how successful surgery has been and how much tumour had to be left behind after surgery. FIGO reports the five-year survival rate of distant (late-stage) endometrial cancer is 17%. Presenting to a doctor with symptoms for early detection is important.

What does Stage 3 uterus cancer mean?

Stage 3 uterine cancer: The cancer has either spread outside of the uterus or into nearby tissues in the pelvic area. This stage has four subcategories: Stage 3A: The cancer has spread to the outer surface of the uterus (called the serosa) and/or to the fallopian tubes or ovaries (the adnexa).

Is endometrial cancer fast spreading?

The most common type of endometrial cancer (type 1) grows slowly. It most often is found only inside the uterus. Type 2 is less common. It grows more rapidly and tends to spread to other parts of the body.

What is the life expectancy for endometrial cancer?

Survival rates can give you an idea of what percentage of people with the same type and stage of cancer are still alive a certain amount of time (usually 5 years) after they were diagnosed.

5-year relative survival rates for endometrial cancer.

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SEER Stage 5-year Relative Survival Rate
All SEER stages combined 81%

Can you beat Stage 3 cancer?

Stage 3 cancers require expert care and likely a lot of it. Though some stage 3 cancers can be cured, called cancer remission, they are more likely to recur after going away.

How long can you live with Stage 3 cancer?

About 26% to 38% of stage 3 mesothelioma patients live at least two years after diagnosis, and some patients live for many years with successful treatment.

What foods to avoid if you have endometrial cancer?

The following factors are under study for possible protective effects:

  • Avoiding or reducing meat, dairy products, and saturated fat. …
  • Fruits, vegetables, and legumes. …
  • Avoidance of sugar and high glycemic-index carbohydrates. …
  • Coffee and green tea drinking. …
  • Moderating alcohol consumption.

How long is chemo treatment for uterine cancer?

Generally, a course of chemotherapy is completed within three to six months and may be repeated if necessary. In the Gynecologic Oncology Program at Moffitt Cancer Center, our multispecialty team of experts takes a highly individualized approach to uterine cancer treatment.