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estrogen endometrial cancer

A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
54 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Menopause and E2: If you have not gone through menopause at this point, your ovaries are producing much higher levels of estrogen than previous years. Stage 1A endomet ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miguel Cano
30 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not usually: You need to ask your oncologist. I can't answer this question without knowing your endometrial cancer stage and type. Usually, ert is not recommended ... Read More
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Dr. John Geisler
27 years experience Gynecologic Oncology
Endometrial cancer: A large national cancer institute (nci) showed that in women with stage i or ii surgically staged endometrial cancer it is safe to take oral estrogen ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Hulse
27 years experience Gynecology
Sometimes.: Always check with your oncologist before starting any hormonal therapy after having endometrial cancer.
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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
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lauren Stegman
27 years experience Radiation Oncology
No, a risk factor: Unopposed estrogen is a risk factor for uterine cancer but it does not always cause it. Unopposed estrogen means it is given without any Progesterone ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Denise Elser
Specializes in Gynecology
Not always: Excessive estrogen, whether endogenous (produced by one's own body) or exogenous (taken as supplement) can overstimulate the uterine lining (endometri ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Terri Washington
16 years experience Endocrinology
Yes there is a link: Estrogen causes growth of the endometrium which is the lining of the uterus. If this is unopposed by Progesterone and a womn does not menstraute (she ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Yes: Ostrogen acts as a growth promoter and is one of the factors in uterine cancer.
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edmond Bendaly
20 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Preferable: It is preferable that you do. Uterine and hormone-positive breast cancers are estrogen sensitive diseases. Also avoiding over the counter meds/herbs r ... Read More
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
When combined: It will lower risk if combined in an hormone replacement therapy(HRT) for applicable patients. Estrogen used alone for (HRT) in women who still have a ... Read More
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