Article Abstract

The case for exercise is medicine as an intervention in endometrial cancer survivors

Authors: Michele L. McCarroll

Abstract

The 2018 American Cancer Society estimates that about 63,230 women will be diagnosed with endometrial, womb or uterine, cancer and 11,350 women will die from endometrial cancer (EC) (1). Worldwide, 320,000 new cases were recorded in 2012, whereby making EC the sixth most common cancer in women, and the 14th most common cancer overall (2).