What risks or side effects should I expect of treatments for uterine cancer?

Depends on Treatment. The side effects depend on the type of treatment, the medications used, the patient, diet, etc. It is best to discuss this with your treating doctor on what to expect and how to deal with it.
Depends on Treatment. Risks and side-effects depend on the treatment, however, regardless of your treatment it is common to experience fatigue and depression. Prepare yourself to be able to take some time off of work as necessary, and keep your social network strong to help fight off depression.

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What are the side effects of radiation therapy for a women at the age of 60 suffering from uterine cancer?

Discuss with doctor. Hello - there are several possible side effects from pelvic radiation. It varies by type of radiation, radiation field, duration of radiation, and it also varies from person to person. The most common are bowel disturbances, and diarrhea is quite common. Good luck. Read more...

Is radiation be used to treat uterine cancer? After a hysterectomy, will I still need radiation treatments for uterine cancer? .

Possible. You should discuss with your oncologist and gynecologist but what steps are required after hysterectomy depend on how advanced the cancer is when it is discovered. If it is confined to the uterus often a hysterectomy is all that is needed. If it is spread outside the uterus other treatments may be needed. Read more...

What are the side effects of treatment for uterine cancer?

Bleeding, pain, etc. Treatment may cause many of the same issues as the diaease but they will go away. Surgery is usually required and soreness associated with healing can occur. Additionally removal of ovaries may b done and cause hormonal changes. Often pts need radiation and possibly chemotherapy. Radiation can cause temporary irritation in your bladder or rectum. These side effects should pass after few months. Read more...

What are some of the side effects of uterine cancer treatment?

It depends. Surgery means healing and some pain. The length of recovery depends on surgery via larger incision or minimally invasive or robotic. Any surgery can have infection, bleeding or damage to adjacent organs as a "side effect" complication. If you mean radiation, that depends on the amount and how it is delivered but can affect your bowels and bladder. Chemo is usually not used but can be unpleasant. Read more...

My grand mother age is 60 suffering from uterine cancer. Will her body be able to tolerate the side effects of radiation therapy?

Yes. When radiation is delivered to the pelvis it has to be focused on the organ or region to receive the radiation otherwise other structures than uterus can be effected. A good center uses imrt which can focus the beam to virtually hit the target with little radiation spill over. Read more...
See below. Depending on the stage of the uterine cancer the best treatment options may be surgical and/or radiation. Depending on her underlying health quality of life and functional status has Rose ability to conduct her I ADLs and ADLs a radiation course may improve the holiday rely for the long-term these are difficult questions to answer and the team conference with a tumor board may be in order. Read more...