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A 61-year-old female asked:

Uterine lining 6mm thick 6 mos.ago & dr. monitored. did another ultrasound & now 9mm thick & will do d&c. could cancer develop in that amount of time?

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Dr. Deborah Josefson
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Biopsy will tell: there are several causes of a thickened urterine lining: Hyperplasiis, polyps, horomonal ( estrogen excess) can also cause a thicker uterine liniing. A D&C and a pathologist reading of your biopsy will reveal what the cause is. Cancers themselves can be either slow or fast growing but the process begins long before it is noted. No need to speculate - await th epatholgoist report.

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