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What is cancer of the uterus--the muscle or lining?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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In brief: Mostly the lining

Vast majority of the cancers of uterus arise from the lining of the uterus, be that cervix or the body of the uterus.
Benign tumors of the muscle, leiomyomas/fibroids, are common, but cancer of the muscle, leiomyosarcoma is uncommon.

In brief: Mostly the lining

Vast majority of the cancers of uterus arise from the lining of the uterus, be that cervix or the body of the uterus.
Benign tumors of the muscle, leiomyomas/fibroids, are common, but cancer of the muscle, leiomyosarcoma is uncommon.
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