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What is the relation of endometrial hyperplasia to uterine cancer?

What is the relation of endometrial hyperplasia to uterine cancer?

Endometrial Hyperpla: Endometrial hyperplasia is typically seen in older, peri- or post-menopausal women, and consists of a thickening of the endometrial lining due to excess estrogen effect. Ordinary hyperplasia, for a short period of time is minimally dangerous as far as cancer, but prolonged hyperplasia - for many months can result in "atypical hyperplasia, " which increases the risk. If concerned, consult your gyn. ...Read more

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Dr. Barry Rosen
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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


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What is cancer of the cervix?

What is cancer of the cervix?

The cervix is: Part of the uterus (womb) that exits the abdomina cavity into the upper vagina. It is exposed to the world of things that you allow to enter you vagina, and all of the exposures it has. Current belief is that most cacx is caused by 2 strans of a virus, hpv. A new vaccine can prevent acquisition and cancer. ...Read more

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What is pre-malignant and malignant conditions of the uterine cervix?

What is pre-malignant and malignant conditions of the uterine cervix?

See below: Malignant condition is an other name for cancer. Pre-mailgnant conditions are states that precede the development of cancer. You may consult this site for information on pre-malignant conditions: https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/001491.htm ...Read more

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Is fallopian tube cancer the same as uterine cancer?

Is fallopian tube cancer the same as uterine cancer?

Ovarian cancer: Fallopian tube cancer is the same as ovarian cancer and is treated by a gynecologic oncologist. It is best treated by cytoreductive or staging surgery followed by chemotherapy in most cases. ...Read more

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Could removal of endometrial polyp cause piercing of the uterus and hence infertility?

Could removal of endometrial polyp cause piercing of the uterus and hence infertility?

It's possible: But not at all likely. Even if your uterus was perforated by hysteroscopy, it wouldn't usually lead to infertility (as long as it was managed.). ...Read more

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What is the prognosis of uterine cancer?

What is the prognosis of uterine cancer?

Depends on stage: Early stage disease has excellent prognosis.

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What is cancer of the uterus--the muscle or lining?

What is cancer of the uterus--the muscle or lining?

Mostly the lining: Vast majority of the cancers of uterus arise from the lining of the uterus, be that cervix or the body of the uterus. Benign tumors of the muscle, leiomyomas/fibroids, are common, but cancer of the muscle, leiomyosarcoma is uncommon. ...Read more

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Can cancer of the uterus be cured?

Can cancer of the uterus be cured?

Yes: If detected early a hysterectomy will remove the cancer and cure the patient. ...Read more

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What age group has the highest probability of developing invasive cervical cancer (uterine cervix)?

What age group has the highest probability of developing invasive cervical cancer (uterine cervix)?

Late 40's in US.: The mean age at diagnosis of cervical cancer in the United States from 2000 to 2004 was 48 years. Only 5.7 percent of cases were diagnosed in women age 85 years or older. From 2000 to 2004, the United States age-adjusted incidence of cervical cancer in girls under age 20 was 0.1 per 100, 000, rising to 1.5 per 100, 000 in women age 20 to 24 years, and then ranging from 11.0 to 15.8 per 100, 000 for w. ...Read more

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What causes bleeding from the cervix after menopause? US shows endometrial thickening of 8mm and no change in fibroids. Bleeding is from cervix.

What causes bleeding from the cervix after menopause? US shows endometrial thickening of 8mm and no change in fibroids. Bleeding is from cervix.

Bleeding: Polyps both endocervical and prolapsed endometrial polyps, cervicitis (inflammation from infection), cervical cancer are some of the causes. In your case I wouldn't expect to see an 8mm endometrium at age 60, so I'm concerned about possible hyperplasia. Trauma from sex can cause cervical and vaginal bleeding as well from atrophy. ...Read more

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How is the bleeding of ovarian cancer?

How is the bleeding of ovarian cancer?

Not usually: Ovarian ca usually does not present as bleeding. There may be some other problem. Have a gyn md do an exam to try and find out exact reason. ...Read more

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What amount chances of survival of neuroendocrine carcinoma of the cervix?

What amount chances of survival of neuroendocrine carcinoma of the cervix?

It all depends: Survival of this disease depends on a number of factors. The stage of the disease is very important to know. Stage defines the extent of disease. Higher stage means more advanced disease which means a worse prognosis. Neuroendocrine carcinoma is not very common in the cervix. It is a more aggressive cell type than the more common squamous cell carcinoma. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of endometrial calcification of the uterus?

What are the symptoms of endometrial calcification of the uterus?

Typically, None.: Endometrial calcifications are typically incidental and benign without any particular symptoms. They are picked up as incidental findings during ultrasound exams. Lots of detailed info in this professional paper: http://www.Jultrasoundmed.Org/content/24/5/583.Long. ...Read more

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Whats the percentage of urethral polyps being cancerous?

Whats the percentage of urethral polyps being cancerous?

POLYPS: By definition they are benign or at worst pre-cancer. A polypoid form of urothelial cell cancer would be what it is called if it were not benign. There are a few rare other types of cancers of the urethra. ...Read more

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Thickening of the bladder wall in men cancer?

Thickening of the bladder wall in men cancer?

Could be.: Inflammation and infection among other things could also cause bladder wall thickening. We usually ask urologist to evaluate. May need cystoscopy. ...Read more

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What're the symptoms of cervical cancer or vaginal cancer?

None, until...: What makes both cervical cancer (common) and vaginal cancer (quite rare) so vicious is that they are asymptomatic until they're quite advanced. This is one of the reasons for a routine health check here. Your physician knows how to do this. Good luck. ...Read more

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What's the prognosis of vaginal cancer?

What's the prognosis of vaginal cancer?

Depends: Like most solid tumors the prognosis for your disease will depend upon the stage of the disease. The lower the stage, the less tumor there is and the more likely a good prognosis. As the stage of disease increases tumor burden increases and the less good the prognosis. Remember though that statistics are based on groups of people and do not necessarily apply to any one individual. ...Read more

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What are the function of the uterus, vagina, cervix ?

What are the function of the uterus, vagina, cervix ?

Each has different : So there is the biological function., ovaries realese the egg when time, it then finds it's way though the fallopian tube into the uterus. Sperm finds it's way from vagina through the cervix into the uterus. If the stars align, egg and sperm meet and make miracle of life that then grows in the uterus until delivery. Other is sexual and to enjoy your partner intimately and grow a deeper bond. ...Read more

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Uterus (Definition)

The uterus is a muscular organ in a woman's pelvis where the the fertilized egg attaches ...Read more


Cervix (Definition)

The uterine cervix is the opening of the ...Read more