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A 49-year-old female asked:

Is endometrial cancer slow to develop had d&c hysteroscopy polypectomy 5mths ago path no signs of anything now new polyp gonna remove chance cancer ?

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Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 11 years experience
Odds : The odds of having a cancerous growth within a polyp is fairly small. Risk factors such as not having any kids, history of irregular periods, advanced age, obesity can increase your chances of having uterine malignancy. However, as a whole the odds are still small. if a negative biopsy has been done in the past, you can be reasonably assured for now. They may sample your lining again in the future
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