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Endometrial Cancer Treatment in Asia

Hospitals and medical centers in Asia which treat Endometrial Cancer patients.

Columbia Asia Hospitals

A 200-bed facility located at Gateway Center in Northwest Bangalore. The hospital opened in 2008 and provides comprehensive tertiary-level services, such as cardiac operations, orthopedics and neuroscience, as well as secondary-level medical care.

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Endometrial Cancer is treated at Columbia Asia Referral Hospital

15 listed oncologists:

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Dr. Govind Nandakumar

Chief of Gastrointestinal Surgery

Dr. Shalini Govil

Senior Advisor and Quality Controller, Lead Abdominal Radiologist

Gleneagles Global Hospitals

Gleneagles Global Health City, Chennai offers world class and advanced facilities and services in Chennai, Tamil Nadu and international patients. This 2000-bedded facility which is Halal and NABH certified, is one of India's top healthcare destination.

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Endometrial Cancer is treated at Global Hospitals Chennai

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Rambam Medical Center

The Oncology Institute at Rambam Health Care Campus is a multi-disciplinary center for cancer treatment. It is certified by the European Society for Clinical Oncology (ESMO) as an integrated center for cancer treatment and support services, and is the only institute of its kind in Northern Israel.

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Endometrial Cancer is treated at Rambam Medical Center

11 listed oncologists:

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Dr. David Kakiashvili

Urologic Oncologist

Bangkok Hospital Pattaya

This multi-specialty tertiary hospital offers various medical services as well as dental procedures to local and overseas patients. It serves over 100,000 international patients every year.

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Endometrial Cancer is treated at Bangkok Hospital Pattaya

9 listed oncologists:

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Dr. Napaporn Ketvatanawes

Gynecological - Oncology

Apollo Hospital Chennai

The Apollo Hospital Chennai is part of the Apollo Hospitals group. The hospital is JCI accredited and considered as one of the best hospitals in India.

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Endometrial Cancer is treated at Apollo Hospital Chennai

19 listed oncologists:

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Bumrungrad Hospital

Bumrungrad International is an internationally accredited, multi-specialty hospital located in the heart of Bangkok, Thailand.

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Endometrial Cancer is treated at Bumrungrad Hospital

26 listed oncologists:

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Assoc. Prof. Wichean Mongkonsritragoon

Hematology
Oncology (Cancer)

Dr. Thongbliew Prempree

Radiation Therapy

Gleneagles Medical Centre Penang

An acute care general hospital in Penang with advanced facilities and healthcare professionals specializing in a wide range of medical areas.

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Endometrial Cancer is treated at Gleneagles Medical Centre Penang

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Dr. Leong Kin Wah

Consultant Haemato-Oncologist / Physician

Dr. Adel Zaatar

Consultant Radiotherapist & Oncologist

Sevenhills Hospital

SevenHills Group of Hospitals (SHHL) has been delivering Healthcare services at the highest level, since past 25 years. SevenHills Hospital, Mumbai, is a world class integrated Healthcare Delivery System, that provides comprehensive Healthcare...

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Endometrial Cancer is treated at Sevenhills Hospital

3 listed oncologists:

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Dr. Indoo Ambulkar

Consultant in Medical Oncology

Dr. Chetan Shah

Consultant Surgical Oncologist

Fortis Hospital Noida

Located near Delhi, Fortis Hospital Noida is a Centre of Excellence for Orthopaedics and Neurosciences with a focus on Cardiac Sciences, Minimally Invasive Surgeries and Oncology.

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Endometrial Cancer is treated at Fortis Hospital Noida

Sheba Medical Center

The largest medical centre in Israel and the Middle East, internationally renowned for it's medical excellence. Around 31,000 inpatients are treated annually.

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Endometrial Cancer is treated at Sheba Medical Center

23 listed oncologists:

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Dr. Aderka Dan

Oncology

Dr. Ayalon Shlomo

Surgical Oncology

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About Endometrial Cancer Treatment

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What is Endometrial Cancer?

Endometrial cancer refers to a type of cancer that begins in the uterus and specifically starts in the layer of cells of the endometrium (lining) of the uterus. It is also referred to as uterine cancer or cancer of the uterus. The uterus is an organ where a fetus grows and develops in the abdomen of women.

Preferences and Causes

Endometrium cancer occurs in women who are of 50 years of age and above and usually caused by hormonal imbalance, which is having excessive estrogen hormone and low progesterone hormone in the body. These hormones thicken and contract the uterus. With the hormonal imbalance, the endometrium gets thicker and thicker, and if this trend continues and stays in that state, the cancerous cells start to grow.

Other risk factors include:
  • History of endometrial polyps
  • Infrequent periods
  • Breast or colon cancer
  • Never having been pregnant
  • Older age
  • More years of menstruation
Symptoms of Endometrial Cancer

It is advisable to visit a doctor if any of the following symptoms arise:

  • Pelvic cramping or lower abdominal pain
  • Vaginal discharge or bleeding not related to your periods.
  • Pain during sex
  • Vaginal bleeding after menopause
Test and Treatment of the endometrial cancer

In the tests for this type of cancer, the doctor removes a sample of the endometrium to check for cancer cells, a process known as a biopsy. Treatment options include surgery, radiotherapy and chemotherapy depending on the stage and grade of cancer, as well as the risk for cancer to come back or spread to the other body parts. For the case of endometrial cancer, it is categorized into 4 stages.

  • Stage 1: In this stage, the cancer is only in the uterus
  • Stage 2: Cancer has spread a bit, and it is in the uterus and cervix.
  • Stage 3: Cancer has already spread past the uterus and beyond the true pelvis area. It may have already spread to the lymph nodes in the pelvis and near the aorta.
  • Stage 4: This is the final stage where cancer has already spread to the abdomen, bladder, inner surface of the bowel and other organs. Additionally, cancer may also be described in grades from 1 to 3, where grade 1 is least aggressive while grade 3 is most aggressive. A combination of treatment options is sometimes preferred for proper elimination of the cancerous cells.

Medicine choices: These include progestin hormone therapy and chemotherapy and are usually given after surgery. Progestin hormone therapy is used in case cancer comes back, spreads, or if you are unable to have radiation therapy or surgery. It is also applied to young women who wish to give birth in the future.

Surgery: This involves the removal of the entire uterus, and it is the most frequent method. Surgery has the highest probability of eliminating endometrial cancer and the doctor removes the uterus, ovaries, fallopian tubes, and the pelvic lymph nodes to examine the extent of cancer and further advice.

Radiotherapy: Radiations are given internally through the placement of a radioactive substance in the vagina or externally through delivering radiation from an outside source.

Chemotherapy: Chemotherapy (chemo) is when cancer-fighting drugs are given by mouth or into a vein. The drugs get into the bloodstream, then eventually to the entire body, making it useful for cancer that is beyond the endometrium. This treatment goes well with a combination of drugs. Combination chemotherapy at times works better in treating cancer as opposed to one drug alone.

Number of sessions required : Chemo is usually given in cycles, a time of treatment, then a resting period. The chemo drugs can be given on one or even more days in every cycle.

Anesthesia : General

Risks : General: Pain, Breathing problems, Bleeding, Reaction to the anesthesia and infection. Sometimes, the urinary bladders may be damaged. Radiotherapy Risks: Painful urination, Traces of blood in the urine Urinary tract obstruction, Chemotherapy Risks: Nausea and vomiting, Mouth and vaginal sores, Loss of appetite, Hair loss

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