Quiz: Introduction to Cervical Cancer

  1. Endometrial cancer occurs when cancer grows in the muscles or other supporting tissues in the uterus.
  2. Uterine sarcoma accounts for only a small portion of cancers of the uterus.
  3. Another name for endometrial cancer is adenocarcinoma of the uterus.
  4. For endometrial cancer, the incidence peaks between the ages of 60 and 70 years, but 2% to 5% of cases may occur before the age of 40 years.
  5. Of three types of gestational trophoblastic neoplasia, hydatiform mole should cause the greatest concern.
  6. Genetically speaking, placental cancer is more common in Asians than Blacks, and least common in Caucasians.
  7. Late menopause (after age 52) is one of the risk factors of endometrial cancer.
  8. The five-year survival rate for the endometrial cancer of stage III is up to 55%.