September is Uterine/Endometrial Cancer Awareness Month

Updated: May 1, 2023

Uterine/Endometrial Cancer

“Endometrial cancer begins in the layer of cells that form the lining (endometrium) of the uterus. Other types of cancer can form in the uterus, including uterine sarcoma, but they are much less common than endometrial cancer.” – U.S. National Library of Medicine,

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (Spanish)
Mayo Clinic
Johns Hopkins Medicine
Cleveland Clinic
Medline Plus
National Cancer Institute
Endometrial/Uterine Cancer – English/Spanish/Chinese Resources – Foundation for Women’s Cancer
State of Gynecological Cancers – 2019 State of Uterine/Endometrial Cancer – Foundation for Women’s Cancer

Uterine Sarcoma

“Uterine sarcoma is rare, making up less than 4 percent of all cancers of the uterus. Only 1,200 women are diagnosed with this disease in the United States each year.” — Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Cancer Support Groups

CWNY’s list of Cancer Support Groups

The Cancer Spouse

CWNY’s list of resources on Supporting Loved Ones with Cancer