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can someone get endometrial cancer randomly?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Yes: It is not clear what you mean by randomly? But endometrial cancer may arise without specific warning signs.
Dr. Herbert Hoover
General Practice 51 years experience
Most cases of endometrial cancer are random in that they are not associated with a particular genetic syndrome such as Lynch Syndrome.
Apr 7, 2013

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A 21-year-old member asked:

Do we know what causes endometrial cancer?

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Dr. Marianne DiNapoli
Dr. Marianne DiNapoli answered
Obstetrics and Gynecology 8 years experience
Estrogen +more: Endometrial cancer is the most common gynecologic cancer. Risk factors for developing endometrial cancer all include over-exposure to estrogen. This can occur with hormone replacement therapy after menopause, starting menstruation at an early age, going through menopause at a late age, never having children, and obesity.
A 21-year-old member asked:

How is endometrial cancer treated?

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Dr. Mitchell Kamrava
Radiation Oncology 16 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 this and other information from your pathology report radiation and or chemotherapy may be recommended following surgery.
A 21-year-old member asked:

What are the risk factors for endometrial cancer?

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Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics and Gynecology 15 years experience
Read below: Endometrial cancer presents as spotting/bleeding in between periods, heavy periods, and postmenopausal bleeding. Risk factors include: obesity, early age of menstruation, late age of menopause, never having carried a pregnancy (nulliparous women), ovarian disease that leads to an imbalance of estrogen and progesterone, tamoxifen use, and genetic predisposition.
A 21-year-old member asked:

What type and grade of endometrial cancer do I have?

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Dr. Vasu Brown
Integrative Medicine 34 years experience
Need details: Hi can u repost your question please.
A 31-year-old member asked:

Is pomegranate or soy good for endometrial cancer?

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Dr. Mary Vanko
Obstetrics and Gynecology 34 years experience
CANCER NUTRITION: Neither affects the clinical course.

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