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how long does it take for uterine cancer to develop

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Dr. Travis Kidner
16 years experience Surgical Oncology
Varies: Each cancer is unique. Some will grow very rapidly and spread to distant sites of the body at an early stage. Others will grow slowly and never metast ... Read More
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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience Radiation Oncology
Tumor stage: Declares extent by t, n and m characteristics at the start. Many confuse "stage" as a calendar and a step-wise progression that can be predictably ti ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Moon
29 years experience Radiation Oncology
~5-6wks for Rads: If you need pelvic rt it's usually 15-30min per day, m-f for about 5wks-6wks.
A 66-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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Dr. Uma Swamy
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15 years experience Radiation Oncology
No clear answer: While cancer doesn't develop overnight, processes leading upto cancer can take years. Here is a good overview on esophageal cancer http://www.Can ... Read More
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Dr. J Ricardo Loret De Mola
32 years experience Fertility Medicine
Slow: It can take years since they grow very slowly. When they grow quickly we worry about cancer.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience Pathology
Not known.: This is a question with a very variable answer. Most cancer patients present with local or advanced disease, with just cancer present. This is usual ... Read More
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Smolders: The initial changes that lead to cancer begin years, maybe decades, before it appears, as evidenced by the fact that the longer a person has smoked, t ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience Pathology
It can take long.: Most patients present at over age 50. Tobacco use, including smokeless tobacco, is certainly a risk factor. There may be few or no symptoms. Mouth can ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
It depends...: Different type of cancers develops differently. For example, it takes approximately 10 years for colon cancer to do so, hence the recommendation to ha ... Read More
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Dr. Carlo Hatem
24 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
?: Children and teenagers can get lung cancer.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Marra
28 years experience Radiology
10-15 years: Cervical cancer is felt to almost always be related to certain strains of HPV infection through prior sexual contact. Most cases of HPV infection do ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Uma Swamy
Dr. Uma Swamy answered
15 years experience Radiation Oncology
Depends: No definite answer. Hpv virus can cause mutations which can lead to cancer development. Our body often clears hpv on its own before mutations that lea ... Read More
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A 68-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Lyons
19 years experience Family Medicine
No answer for: This depends. It is different for different people.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazin Kizy
21 years experience Dentistry
Sometimes never: If you believe you way have oral cancer see a dentist as soon as possible. Sometimes there are no symptoms. By the time you develope symptoms it is ... Read More
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Dr. Regina Hampton
22 years experience Breast Surgery
Depends: As we have discovered different forms of breast cancer, we realize that each is different depending on the person affected. The biology of the tumor ... Read More
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Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
It depends...: We need more details of your medical history. What stage of Cancer was it when your cancer was removed ?and give us the dates of surgery and if you ha ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sapozink
43 years experience Radiation Oncology
Unknown: Hpv is associated with throat cancer, but other factors (smoking, drinking alcohol)may be more important in carcinogenesis if they are present.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience Surgical Oncology
Roughly one year: The immunogenic tumor protein, a post translational modification of MUC5ac is found in most colon Ca. When polyoma enters bowel to form a field eff ... Read More
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Can occur: Unfortunately - this review below suggests 20% at 2y. https://academic.oup.com/humupd/article/15/4/441/732833/Recurrence-of-endometriosis-and-its-cont ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Varies: Some colon polyps are cancer from the start and others are precancerous and if not removed can become malignant. All polyps found at colonoscopy shoul ... Read More
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