Causes

Anyone with a womb can get womb cancer. This includes women, trans men, non-binary people and intersex people with a womb.

You cannot get womb cancer if you've had surgery to remove your womb (hysterectomy).

Having a high level of a hormone called oestrogen is one of the main things that can increase your chance of getting womb cancer.

You may have high levels of oestrogen if you:

You might also be more likely to get womb cancer if you have:

You cannot always prevent womb cancer, but there are things you can do to lower your chance of getting it.