Top
20
Doctor insights on: Can You Get Uterine Cancer After Removal Of Your Ovaries

Share
1

1
Can you get uterine cancer after removal of your ovaries?

Can you get uterine cancer after removal of your ovaries?

Yes: Since the uterus is still present, cancer can develop in it. Additionally, even with ovaries removed, there are sometimes ovarian cells present that may lead to ovarian or "primary peritoneal" cancer from similar cells lining the abdominal cavity. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
Dr. Barry Rosen
4,344 doctors shared insights

Cancer (Definition)

Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more


2

2
How do you know if ovaries are getting blood supply after hysterectomy (removal of uterus, cervix, tubes, and removal of cysts on each ovary but able to save the ovaries)?

How do you know if ovaries are getting blood supply after hysterectomy (removal of uterus, cervix, tubes, and removal of cysts on each ovary but able to save the ovaries)?

Ovaries have dual: blood flow from both from the uterus and from the ovarian artery which is a branch directly off the aorta. So when you remove tubes and uterus, the ovary still gets flow from its second blood source. I wish you a speedy recovery from your surgery and hope your ovaries live a quiet, cyst-free existence from now on. ...Read more

3

3
Can you get ovarian cancer after a hysterectomy?

Can you get ovarian cancer after a hysterectomy?

Yes: "hysterectomy " technically means removal of the uterus, not the ovaries and the uterus. A bso (bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy) means removal of both ovaries and fallopian tubes. Even if the ovaries have been removed, there is a very small chance that ovarian cancer can develop from cells that line the abdominal cavity. This chance is much less than 1 in 100. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
4

4
What are the percent chances of being able to get pregnant if you have endometriosis, scar tissue, a septate uterus, and ovarian dysgerminoma?

What are the percent chances of being able to get pregnant if you have endometriosis, scar tissue, a septate uterus, and ovarian dysgerminoma?

All different : All of these are different issues each of which may be risk factors for fertility issues. There is not a simple stat that can be easily quoted for the four separate issues. Consultation with a specialist is warranted ...Read more

5

5
Could it be advisable to take HRT after the removal of uterus and ovaries?

Could it be advisable to take HRT after the removal of uterus and ovaries?

HRT: Depends on cause of removal. After surgical removal menopause symptoms will begin. Hrt can alleviate many symptoms and prevent many complications of menopause. ...Read more

6

6
How can you have ovarian cancer if your uterus and ovaries have been removed?

How can you have ovarian cancer if your uterus and ovaries have been removed?

Primary peritoneal : There is a disease which looks like ovarian cancer under the microscope; is treated like ovarian cancer and has the same type of symptoms. It is called primary peritoneal carcinoma. Removal of the ovaries does not decrease the risk of having this disease. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
7

7
How soon can a woman have sex after having surgical removal of uterine fibroids?

How soon can a woman have sex after having surgical removal of uterine fibroids?

Generally 1-2 weeks: After removing fibroids, having intercouse will not cause any problems, but often it is normal for it to be painful for at least 1-2 weeks. I tell my patients to wait at least a week, but if it is painful, to back off until the pain goes away. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
8

8
Can you get pregnant after the removal of Fallopian tubes?

Can you get pregnant after the removal of Fallopian tubes?

Not naturally: Only via in vitro fertilization, in which a fertilized egg is placed directly into the uterus for implantation. ...Read more

9

9
If you have ovarian cancer can you freeze your eggs before your oophorectomy surgery?

If you have ovarian cancer can you freeze your eggs before your oophorectomy surgery?

Not recommended: If you have ovarian cancer, your first priority must be to have the ovaries and all possible cancer cells removed. Attempting to harvest eggs could potentially spread the cancer to other places in the abdomen and cause delays in your cancer treatment. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
11

11
Do you need to ave your ovaries removed because of endometrial hyperplasia with atypia?

Do you need to ave your ovaries removed because of endometrial hyperplasia with atypia?

Not usually: Endometrial hyperplasia (with or without atypia) has many causes, but often hormone imbalances can be the cause. Overweight patients have an increased risk of hyperplasia. Since the ovaries produce hormones, they may be involved. However, medical therapy can sometimes be used to manage hyperplasia. Ultimately, it is a precursor to cancer and requires close monitoring. ...Read more

14

14
I'm 12 days post op from having my uterus, cervix and tubes removed. Will i be affected biennially in any way or do the ovaries provide all the hormon?

Ovaries provide: The ovaries provide all the hormones that make you a woman. The tubes are just that, tubes. And the uterus is really just a vessel for holding a pregnancy. No hormonal production at all. While studies have shown that hysterectomy can reduce blood flow to ovary which can affect hormones, most women notice no changes in their hormones after hysterectomy. If you do notice changes, see md. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
15

15
Can having your ovaries removed prevent breast cancer?

Can having your ovaries removed prevent breast cancer?

For High Risk Women: Having your ovaries removed is usually reserved for women with a significantly increased risk of breast cancer and ovarian cancer due to an inherited mutation in the brca1 or brca2 gene — two genes linked to breast cancer, ovarian cancer and other cancers. High-risk women age 35 and older who have completed childbearing are the best candidates for this surgery. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
16

16
Can you get ovarian cysts after you have a uterine ablation?

Can you get ovarian cysts after you have a uterine ablation?

Yes: Ablation can help with abnormal bleeding but doesn't help with ovarian issues like cysts. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
17

17
If a 6mm uterine polyp is cancerous and uterus normal and ovaries also and if the uterus is removed will that end 100% cancer. If not what re the risk?

If a 6mm uterine polyp is cancerous and uterus normal and ovaries also and if the uterus is removed will that end 100% cancer. If not what re the risk?

Low: A well-differentiated primary adenocarcinoma of the endometrium 6 mm across, confined to the endometrium on pathology exam carries an excellent prognosis, and i would urge you to be thankful and go about your life. You need to get with your physician and get the details -- you have a right to your pathology report. Best wishes. ...Read more

18

18
What happens if all the polyps in your stomach are removed then how can you get colon cancer?

What happens if all the polyps in your stomach are removed then how can you get colon cancer?

Confused: Stomach is at end of esophagus, then small intestine, then colon, then rectum. One can have polyps in any of these. One can have cancer in any of these. They can happen at same time or separately. ...Read more

19

19
Besides cancer, why would the uterus lining be thick after menopause?

Besides cancer, why would the uterus lining be thick after menopause?

Overgrowth or polyp: Women often experience an overgrowth of the lining of their uterus, the endometrium, called hyperplasia. The hyperplasia may be only simple, requiring only hormonal treatment, or complex, with atypia, which is more worrisome since it can be precancerous, best treated with hysterectomy. If the uterine lining's thickness was noted on an ultrasound, it may also be due to a polyp, usually benign. ...Read more

20

20
What can I do after a hysterectomy (and ovaries) to prevent dryness of the uterus?

What can I do after a hysterectomy (and ovaries) to prevent dryness of the uterus?

Vaginal dryness: I assume you meant vaginal dryness since the uterus was removed during the hysterectomy. After the ovaries are removed hormone production stops leading to menopause. Vaginal dryness is common and easy treated with vaginal estrogen available as a cream, pellet, or a vaginal ring. Lubricants like astroglide or KY can help during intercourse. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
Dr. John Geisler
228 doctors shared insights

Uterine Cancer (Definition)

Also known as cancer of the uterus, this is when cancer grows in the female organ in which the implantation of an embryo and carrying of a fetus take place. Cancer usually develops in the cells that form the uterine--a portion of which are shed ...Read more


Ovary (Definition)

The usually paired female or hermaphroditic reproductive organ that produces ova and, in vertebrates, ...Read more