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Transvaginal ultrasound detect uterine cancer

A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Orr
43 years experience Surgical Oncology
Not neccessarily: Transvaginal ultrasound does not evaluate the lymph nodes in the abdomen (iliac and paraaortic) nor the upper abdomen. So if the cancer has spread to ... Read More
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Dr. John Geisler
26 years experience Gynecologic Oncology
Endometrial cancer: Endometrial cancer is usually diagnosed by an endometrial biopsy or d&c. An extra-uterine mass may be an ovary or ovarian mass. An intra-uterine mas ... Read More

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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dario Roque
11 years experience Gynecologic Oncology
Not technically: A transvaginal ultrasound is a great test to visualize the uterus and it can show a thickened uterine lining, which can be associated with endometrial ... Read More
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Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
TransVaginalUltraso: You mean Transvaginal Ultrasoundthat uses high frequency sound waves to create images of your internal organs.This will detect abnormalities in uterus ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hushang Haghighat
Specializes in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Follow up: It is unusual for cancer for your age ,but you should have follow up and if growing you should have biopsy.
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Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
18 years experience Urgent Care
Hmm: If concerned about cancer I would ask your doctor for a second opinion. Fibroids are benign growths and more common in a young patient. Good luck.
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hishalah Zvulon
19 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
CA125: CA125 is a tumor marker to screen/monitor ovarian cancer. If CA125 is normal, you may still have other types of cancers. CA125 does not screen for all ... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Tested for gene?: Have you been tested for the BRCA gene yet? Breast, ovarian and colon cancer are associated with that gene. Uterine cancer usually will show a thickne ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Solhjem
20 years experience Radiation Oncology
Sometimes.: An ultrasound can sometimes detect cancer in the uterus (or a tumor or mass). But, typically a biopsy (usually and dilation and curettage, a d;c) is ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Irregular bleeding: Uterine cancer may be asymptotic. Symptoms include, vaginal bleeding after menopause, prolonged periods or bleeding between periods, an abnormal, wat ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
It can: Both uterine and ovarian/fallopian tube cancers can cause a vaginal discharge in women.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Kaplan
Dr. Ed Kaplan answered
38 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Common, not concrete: Most common early sign of uterine cancer is bleeding. Rare in young people- more common post-menopausal. For vaginal cancer, bleeding and pain woul ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ly Phan
Dr. Ly Phan answered
21 years experience General Surgery
Indistinguishable: Some time they are the same so if the discharge is unusual and won't go away it best see your gyne.

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