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i have 17 mm thick endometrial is this cancer

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Maybe: If it is uniform, I am betting on a premalignant hyperplasia, but you want to have it sampled and sent to a pathologist. These can be tricky; see if ... Read More

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Laurie Harrell
29 years experience Radiation Oncology
Need more info: You need to discuss the findings with your doctor. However, endometrial cancer is rare in 33 year olds. It is generally a disease if elderly women. Ce ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Sturgis
28 years experience Pathology
May need biopsy: In a perimenopausal women with 15 consecutive days of bleeding and a thickened endometrial stripe, a possible cause could be endometrial hyperplasia ( ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
Less likely: With regular periods your endometrial stripe would not likely indicate cancer, but 20 mm is unusually thick - esp. With regular periods. It most likel ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wesley Grootwassink
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Unlikely: Alot depends on your biopsy diagnosis. If it wasjust a thickened lining, and no evidence of hyperplasia, and you were treated with Progesterone for 7 ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
53 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Thick uterine lining: At age 33, a woman not on oral (low dose) contraceptives produces a lot more estrogen as a function of increased stimulation of the ovaries to produce ... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
Unlikely without Sx: Nl endometrial cells are found on a routine Pap in a small % of women. The following paper reports incidence of 1.4% and of those, 2.5% had abnormal ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ricardo Estape
29 years experience Gynecologic Oncology
Very Low: The only time young patients, usually in their 20's get endometrial cancer, is due to a syndrome known as polycystic ovarian syndrome. In this disease ... Read More
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A 46-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 46-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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