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how fast does endometrial cancer spread

A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Swaby
25 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Already spread: Endometrial cancer (EC) is surgically staged. By definition, a stage 3 EC has already spread outside of the uterus and may involve the membrane lining ... Read More

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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Swor
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Varies: Endometrial cancer is usually a slower growing tumor, but once detected, it should be treated promptly for best outcome.
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Dr. John Geisler
26 years experience Gynecologic Oncology
Endometrial cancer: The growth rate of endometrial cancer depends upon the type (histology) and differentiation (grade). The most common endometrial cancer (endometrioid ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Quickly enough: The key is that there must be no delay in definitive treatment. Both grade -- how aggressive the pathologist says the tumor looks -- and stage -- how ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anne Rodriguez
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Lymph nodes: Endometrial cancer typically spreads first by invading the muscle wall of the uterus, and then spreading through the lymph system to the nearby lymph ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Surgery: The first line treatment for endometrial cancer is hysterectomy. In young women who want to preserve fertility, Progesterone therapy can be effective ... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leena Varughese
12 years experience Pathology
Yes but: It could possibly spread to local lymph node but the chances are very low. The lymph nodes that are in thoracic cavity are even less likely to contain ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends on Rx: It depends on the treatment program that she is given. Endometrial cancer is easily survivable if caught before it leaves the uterus as progesterone o ... Read More
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Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Don't assume: Don't assume , instead i recommend you to ask your doctor regarding your stage and treatment plan. It can spread directly, through lymphatic organ, an ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Tay
29 years experience Radiation Oncology
Uterine lining: A cancer that starts in the endometrium, which is the inner longing of the uterus.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nicholas Fogelson
Specializes in Gynecology
Sometimes: If endometrial cancer is diagnosed in its early stages, it can be cured with a hysterectomy. Sometimes radiation or chemotherapy will be added after ... Read More
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