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CANCER OF THE UTERUS
Category: Constitutional Diseases
What women should know regarding it. The menopause
or change of life comes on gradually, rarely suddenly. It is not preceded
by excessive flowing or discharge or pain in a healthy woman.
By cancer period is understood those years after forty, although rarely it
may occur earlier. The first symptoms of uterine cancer are:
1. Profuse flowing, even if only a day more than usual. Flowing or
spotting during the interval or after the use of a syringe or the movement
of the bowels.
2. Whites or Leucorrhea, if not existing previously. If existing but
getting more profuse, watery, irritating, or producing itching is a very
3. Loss of weight, if no other cause is apparent. Pain in the region of
the womb, back or side.
If any of the above symptoms occur after the age of thirty-five or forty,
a woman should seek relief and insist on thorough investigation of the
cause and prompt treatment.
Cancer is always at first a local disease and can be removed if early
recognized and an absolute, permanent cure brought about.
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