Uterine Cancer Diagnosis in Women
If a positive uterine cancer diagnosis, the doctor will check the stage of development (stage) of the cancer. Tests that are commonly recommended are chest x-rays, MRI scans, CT scans, and advanced blood tests.
The stages of uterine cancer include:
- Stage 1 – cancer is present only in the womb.
- Stage 2 – The cancer has spread to the cervix or cervix.
- Stage 3 – The cancer has spread beyond the uterus and invades the tissue around the pelvis or lymph stain.
- Stage 4 – The cancer has spread to the stomach or other organs, such as the bladder, colon, liver, or lung.
Uterine cancer is not necessarily the cause of all abnormal bleeding in the vaginal organs, but you are advised to continue to see a doctor to be diagnosed with certainty. There are two steps to ensure the existence of cervical cancer, namely:
- Transvaginal ultrasound test. This type of ultrasound is used to examine changes in uterine wall thickness that may be caused by the presence of cancer cells.
- Blood Test. Cancer cells release some chemicals into the patient’s blood, which can be detected by blood testing.
- Biopsy Test. This step is applied by taking and examining samples of cells from the uterine wall to be seen under a microscope. There are three ways to perform a biopsy, namely with fine needle aspiration, hitereskopi, and curettage.