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chance of endometrial cancer after breast cancer

A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Low, but...: Both of these diseases are common, may be related to estrogen in older women, and if they occur at the same time may warn of a cancer family syndrome ... Read More

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. William A Biermann
46 years experience Medical Oncology
Yes: Studies have shown an increase risk of breast cancer in patients treated with estrogen replacement. In fact, women at high risk for getting breast can ... Read More
Dr. Richard Orr
44 years experience Surgical Oncology
Probably: The studies show mixed results, but most agree that long-term estrogen replacement may increase bc risk. My advice: short term ert (<3 years) is gen ... Read More
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Dr. John Geisler
27 years experience Gynecologic Oncology
Estrogen: That is a highly controversial topic with data going both ways. It is easier to say the combination of estrogen and Progesterone (together) in a postm ... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Very low: Endometrial cancer is rarely hereditary, so it is highly unlikely that you will have this problem due to the fact that your sister had it. Breast canc ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
34 years experience General Surgery
Yes: Studies have shown that women taking tamoxifen have twice the risk of developing uterine cancer as compared to the general population. However, the b ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Harper
52 years experience General Surgery
Get tested.: I can't tell you what your doctor should do, but i would be aggressive with you. You didn't give enough info to say much. How old are you? You have a ... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Traub
19 years experience Fertility Medicine
Individual: Yes, estrogen alone does increase the risk of uterine cancer over time. And yes the whi showed that the combination of a certain synthetic estrogen a ... Read More
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: There is no link between an endometrial ablation and breast cancer.
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A member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Wait 4 biopsy result: Await for endometrial biopsy result. There is a risk to develop endometrial hyperplasia and endometrial cancer while on tamoxifen- the risk will be h ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Very remote: Conventional breast cancer is very very rare in pre-adolescent girls.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
35 years experience Medical Oncology
Generally low: Breast cancer is usually a disease of postmenopausal women so the chances of having cancer before 30 are low. That said, certain personal and family ... Read More

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