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Sharp rise in womb cancer deaths

5 April 2012 Last updated at 08:27 BST

The number of women dying from cancer of the womb, known as uterine cancer, has increased by nearly 18% in the past decade, according to Cancer Research UK.

Cancer of the womb is the fourth most common cancer in women and tends to occur after the menopause.

Dominic Hughes reports.