Endometrial cancer needs team approach

Endometrial cancer is the most common invasive gynaecological cancer in Australia, with an increasing incidence due to the ageing population and growing rates of obesity, and currently affects approximately one in 69 women before the age of 75 years.

The guidelines, funded by Cancer Australia and developed in partnership with Cancer Council Australia, focus on the management of apparent early stage low and high risk endometrial cancer.

But Dr Alison Brand, from the Gynaecological Oncology Unit at Westmead Hospital, Sydney, and chair of the guidelines