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I have 17 mm thick endometrial is this cancer

A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 46 years experience
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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Dr. Ester Kwok
Internal Medicine 34 years experience
Depends: Depending on when in your menstrual cycle the pelvic ultrasound was done, a 17 mm endometrium may or may not imply a serious issue, but it does warran... Read More
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Dr. Kris Gast
Radiation Oncology 33 years experience
Thick uterine lining: So you have had as us and the lining is thick.In order to determine if this is just a normal growth or cancer a sample of the lining will need to be t... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 56 years experience
With regular menses (24-32 days apart), and normal pelvic ultrasounds as described, endometrial cancer is very unlikely to occur. Endometrial cancer... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 51 years experience
The risk of cancer is minimal. Thick period blood is not a pathological condition. If you do not have any other symptoms, you could watch and wait. Ge... Read More
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A 51-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 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ricardo Estape
Gynecologic Oncology 32 years experience
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 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Tay
Radiation Oncology 32 years experience
Uterine lining: A cancer that starts in the endometrium, which is the inner longing of the uterus.
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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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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mitchell Kamrava
Radiation Oncology 18 years experience
Surgery first: Endometrial cancer is first treated with surgery. This surgery will give results that will help determine the final stage of your cancer. Based on t... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Flax
Obstetrics and Gynecology 48 years experience
Yes: Typically, endometrial cancer develops through a series of precancer stages. And, typically these early stages are signaled by abnormal bleeding. If y... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Swor
Obstetrics and Gynecology 42 years experience
Endometrial cancer: Endometrial cancer is the most common gyn cancer in th us. It is usually caught early because of the typical warning sign of abnormal bleeding. It's u... Read More
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