What are the types of uterine sarcoma?
Uterine sarcomas are usually categorized based on the type of cell they start in. Types of uterine sarcoma include:
- Uterine leiomyosarcoma (LMS). This type starts in the muscle wall of the uterus. They are the most common type of uterine sarcoma.
- Endometrial stromal sarcoma (ESS). This type starts in the connective tissue in the lining of the uterus (endometrium).
- Undifferentiated sarcoma. This type of cancer starts in the lining of the uterus (endometrium) or the smooth muscle tissue inside the uterus (myometrium).