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what is the life expectancy of someone with uterine cancer

A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amir Faridi
Specializes in Hematology and Oncology
Depends on stage: For early stage excellent prognosis.
Dr. Paul Nowicki
24 years experience Gynecologic Oncology
I really depends on: The specifics of the cancer. Its stage, grade, histopathology type and patients overal medical condition if chemotherapy or radiation are needed. With ... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Miriam Sivkin
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Probably not: Do not know of an association.
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Dr. Frederica Lofquist
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: There are many factors which can increase the risk of uterine cancer, such as family history, obesity, certain types of hormone therapy and other medi ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shelby Terstriep
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Biopsy: Typically it is diagnosed by doing an endometrial biopsy after a women presents with post menopausal bleeding or a thickened uterine lining is seen on ... Read More
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Dr. Paul Nowicki
24 years experience Gynecologic Oncology
Endometrial biopsy: Uterine cancer can be diagnosed by either performing an in office endometrial biopsy or a D&C under anesthesia.
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Uterine cancer can lead to:: Excessive menstrual bleeding, Heavy periods, Abnormal vaginal bleeding, Spotting, Uterine cancer.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Extremely rare: Uterine cancer in an 18 y/o is extremely rare, but that does not mean, it can't happen. There is also always a possibility that the cancer in the uter ... Read More
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Merry Jennifer Markham
20 years experience Hematology and Oncology
It can be: Some forms of uterine cancer may be hereditary, especially if there is a strong family history of other close relatives having certain cancers (colon ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chad Levitt
22 years experience Radiation Oncology
Bleeding, pain, etc: Common uterine cancer symptoms are first and foremost abnormal bleeding and pain. Once more advanced it can start to cause rectal and bladder pain, ir ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Irregular bleeding: May be asymptotic. Symptoms include, vaginal bleeding after menopause, prolonged periods or bleeding between periods an abnormal, watery or blood-tin ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
41 years experience Internal Medicine
The tests for Uterine cancer include:: Transvaginal ultrasound, Endometrial biopsy, CT of pelvis, MRI of pelvis, Biopsy.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. William A Biermann
46 years experience Medical Oncology
Good: Most uterine cancers are found in early stages and are curable with surgery. There are more aggressive forms and later stages that are more dangerous. ... Read More
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