Facts about uterine cancer

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Uterine cancer is the fourth most common cancer in women and is the most common cancer of women’s reproductive organs. Over 40,000 women in the United States are diagnosed with uterine cancer each year. Shannon Westin, M.D., assistant professor in Gynecologic Oncology at MD Anderson Cancer Center discusses symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, prevention and current research for uterine cancer.

UT MD Anderson Cancer Center launches unprecedented Moon Shots Program to increase patient survival during the next decade

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Inspired by America’s drive a generation ago to put a man on the moon, MD Anderson’s Moon Shots Program is a highly-concentrated effort to rapidly and dramatically decrease suffering and death in several major cancers, including acute myelogenous leukemia (AML) and myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS); chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL); lung; melanoma; prostate and two cancers linked at the molecular level: triple-negative breast and ovarian. Focused teams are building on new technology and...