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Does uterine cancer always come from the hpv?

Does uterine cancer always come from the hpv?

No: Uterine cancers are not caused by hpv, cervical cancers, except for few rare exceptions, are caused by hpv. ...Read more

Dr. William Singer
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Hpv (Definition)

Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection. There are over 100 different types of HPV that causes warts in different areas of the body. HPV is incredibly common and almost all sexually active men and women get it during their lifetime. Most of the time HPV does not cause any symptoms or complications. However, A limited number of these HPV viruses are pathogenic and if not monitored carefully can be responsible for causing cervical and penile cancer. Some of these viruses have been ...Read more


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Is uterine cancer always related to hpv?

Is uterine cancer always related to hpv?

No: Cervical cancer is related to hpv. Uterine cancer is generally not related to hpv. Good review on the two below

http://www.Cancer.Net/cancer-types/cervical-cancer

http://www.Cancer.Net/cancer-types/uterine-cancer. ...Read more

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Can uterine cancer always come from the humane papilloma virus?

Not related to HPV: Uterine cancer is cancer of the lining of the uterus (endometrium) or of the connective tissue (muscle). It is not related to hpv or human papilloma virus. Hpv is the main cause behind cervical cancer which is the dense fibrous tissue at the bottom or outlet of the uterus and is present in the vagina. This is screened for cancer by the pap test. ...Read more

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Can you die from uterine cancer?

Can you die from uterine cancer?

It's possible: As with any cancer your risk of dying from it is related to many things including the stage of the cancer. Typically the higher the stage the higher the chances of dying from cancer. Stage is made up of 3 things: the local extent of the disease (t), whether there are regional lymph nodes involved (n), and whether there is any distant involvement of disease (m). ...Read more

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What are symptoms of uterine cancer?

Abnormal bleeding: Postmenopausal bleeding is the most common symptom. But other symptoms like abdominal pain or back pain can also be present, especially when the cancer is more advanced. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of uterine cancer?

What are the symptoms of uterine cancer?

Irregular bleeding: May be asymptotic. Symptoms include, vaginal bleeding after menopause, prolonged periods or bleeding between periods
an abnormal, watery or blood-tinged discharge from your vagina
pelvic pain, pain during intercourse,
anemia, weakness. In late stages, weight loss and cachexia. ...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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Please describe the uterine cancer mortality rates in the us?

Data from NCI:: Us national cancer institute data for endometrial cancer ("uterine" cancer):

these are cancers that form in the tissue lining the uterus. Most endometrial cancers are adenocarcinomas (cancers that begin in cells that make and release mucus and other fluids).
Estimated new cases and deaths from endometrial (uterine corpus) cancer in the United States in 2013:
new cases: 49, 560
deaths: 8, 190. ...Read more

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Is uterine cancer genetic?

Is uterine cancer genetic?

Possible: In a sense all cancer is "genetic" in that it occurs do to changes in dna that cause cancer formation.

However, if your questions is about familial/inherited cancer, then most uterine cancer is not from an inherited increased cancer risk. But some uterine cancer may be related to cancer risk genes such as brca 1/2 and other genes. Genetic counselors can help determine. ...Read more

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How do you test for uterine cancer?

How do you test for uterine cancer?

Endometrial biopsy: By having a biopsy of the endometrium done by a gynecologist. ...Read more

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Ways to get rid of odor from uterine cancer?

Ways to get rid of odor from uterine cancer?

Hygiene: Clean clean and clean again, good hygiene, frequent change of cloths , bath if incontinent ( Foley catheter if needed). ...Read more

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Will an HSG show any ovarian or uterine cancer?

Possible: A hystosalpingogram is an x-ray taken while radioactive dye is pushed through the uterus. It is definitely not a screening exam for either uterine or ovarian cancer. However, if your radiologist or physician were to see an abnormality on the exam, they would report/investigate the lesion. If you're worried about these cancers, talk to your doctor about your risk factors. ...Read more

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Does arimidex (anastrozole) cause uterine cancer?

Does arimidex (anastrozole) cause uterine cancer?

NO, it does not: You may be confusing Arimidex (anastrozole) with Tamoxifen(which can cause uterine cancer although it is a rare complication. Arimidex (anastrozole) has no such problem. ...Read more

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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

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How can uterine cancer be treated with alternative medicine?

Complimentary med: Your cancer cannot be treated by alternative medicine. Unless the tumour is removed and all routes of metastasis are removed. Herbs and plants can provide palliative therapy. But they are not toxic enough to treat a tumour. Otherwise they will kill good tissue. ...Read more

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Is there a difference between endometrial cancer & uterine cancer?

Is there a difference between endometrial cancer & uterine cancer?

Almost synonymous: Uterine cancers are endometrial origin , they are endometrial cancers , some times broader term , uterine cancer is used to include cancers like ca of tubes, sarcomas ( which is mesothelial origin not ectodermal cancer ) , other uterine structures . Physicians use cell specific term , so use the term endometrial cancer. ...Read more

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How can you safely have a baby if you have stage 1 uterine cancer?

It is very unlikely : That one can even get pregnant with uterine cancer. The cancerous lining inside the uterus is not compatible with developing a normal pregnancy. ...Read more

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What is the diagnosis code for history of metastatic uterine cancer?

179.0 or 182.0: Those are icd9 codes describing primary cancer in uterus. The specific site of metastatses can be identified by add'l icd9 codes (bone - 198.5, lung -197.0). ...Read more

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Would a uterine cancer clinical trial (research study) be appropriate for me?

Cancer of the: Uterus usually means "body and endometrium" not cervix, catalogued and trials designed separately. However, your age (22) and location (near stanford) means uterus is unlikely and you have a major nci funded cancer center on your door step. Dial 1-800-4 cancer. Trials are not for everyone, but learning what is available can be valuable. ...Read more

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Do irregular (infrequent) periods put you at a greater risk of uterine cancer?

More estrogen .....: Without increased progesterone, raises risk of endometrial (uterine lining) cancer. If the cause of the irregular periods is due to increased estrogen (ex. Obesity, diabetes, polycystic ovaries (pcos)), then the risk of endometrial cancer increases.

Please discuss your concerns with your doctor. Also see this:

http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/endometrial-cancer/ds00306/dsection=risk-factors. ...Read more

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Should i avoid eating food rich in natural estrogen when diagnosed with uterine cancer?

Phytoestrogens : According to the acog practice bulletin phytoestrogens are not well absorbed by the body. So, it is not a problem. In fact, a large study showed women with stage i or ii endometrial cancer can safely take estrogen replacement. ...Read more

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Just been diagnosed with uterine cancer stage three awaiting hysterectomy will i need chemo?

Just been diagnosed with uterine cancer stage three awaiting hysterectomy will i need chemo?

Yes will Need : Yes will need aggressive therapy , to eradicate disease completely from pelvis , most of the time besides chemotherapy radiation is also required. Please follow you doctors advise carefully . If you are not sure take a second opinion also , your doctors will be happy to provide such service. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can you please tell me the mean survival rate for fast spreading cervical and uterine cancer?

Difficult? to answer: Unless you provide details of the stage of this cancer, we can not give you a good answer. Besides knowing the stage it matters where the cancer has spread to and also what treatment is being done and if it is helping or failing.
Unless the treatment has been used up, there is no telling how long the patient may live because a good response to treatment or lack of it can change everything! ...Read more

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Can cervical or uterine cancer procedure be done in a dr's office to resolve or./and remove cancer?

Yes and no: Conization for early cervical cancer is an often-curative procedure that can sometimes be done in the office. Cancer of the body of the uterus / endometrium will generally require a visit to the operating room. ...Read more

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With cervical and uterine cancer which procedure is preferable: a particial hysterectomy or a full hysterectomy?

Full: If you have cancer you should see a gyn oncologist to make sure that hysterectomy is done correctly for cancer treatment. Sometimes they wait on surgery for other treatments first. Ask to see a gyn oncologist. ...Read more

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


Dr. John Geisler
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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