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Does pregnancy have an impact on my risk of uterine cancer?

4 doctor answers27 doctors weighed in
Dr. Eugene Louie-Ng
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
Yes: It seems that pregnancy decreases the risk of uterine cancer.
Dr. Katherine Sutherland
Gynecology 44 years experience
Yes: Pregnancy and nursing can reduce the risk of uterine cancer. Other risk reducing strategies like maintaining a normal weight, eating a low-fat diet, exercise, and taking birth control pills are even more important.
Dr. William Banks Hinshaw
Obstetrics and Gynecology 44 years experience
Yes: The good news is that having had a pregnancy reduces the lifetime risk of cancer of the uterine lining, called endometrial cancer.
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
A Verified Doctoranswered
31 years experience
Yes: Yes it decreases your lifetime risk for uterine, breast and ovarian cancer.

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