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I had a 10 pound uterus taken out of my vagina during my very recent hysterectomy. I had endometrial adenocarcinoma. Hoe did they get something that b?

I had a 10 pound uterus taken out of my vagina during my very recent hysterectomy. I had endometrial adenocarcinoma. Hoe did they get something that b?

Make it smaller.: Hello, Vaginal hysterectomy in the hands of a skilled surgeon, which obviously you had, gives you a great advantage in recovery time and risk of complications. He/She may have had assistance with a laparoscope so that he could see what was going on while performing the surgery. He/She may have chosen to cut the uterus in smaller pieces so that it could be delivered safely through the vagina. ...Read more

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Adenocarcinoma (Definition)

Adenocarcinomas arise from glandular or secretory tissues. They are the common type of tumors (as opposed to sarcomas, from connective tissue) and include the common types colon, lung, ...Read more


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What to do if i was diagnosed with endometrial endometrioid adenocarcinoma. How serious is my condition?

What to do if i was diagnosed with endometrial endometrioid adenocarcinoma. How serious is my condition?

Cancer is a serious : Most cancers are serious but it depends on the stage of cancer. Early cancers(stage 1 or 2) are highly curable. But there is treatment for all stages of endometrial cancer . Ask you doctor and find the answers from him/her. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about endometrial serous adenocarcinoma?

Aggressive : This is a type of adenocarcinoma that is usually very aggressive. It is rarer than what is commonly referred to as "endometrial cancer" (which is endometrial endometrioid adenocarcinoma). ...Read more

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Endometrial adenocarcinoma for 78 aged women is radiotherapy enough?

Depends - stage: Depends on histologic type & stage, but many 78 yr olds with early stage disease can be cured with surgery (hysterectomy) alone or surgery followed by radiotherapy (pelvic &/or vaginal). ...Read more

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Why didn't my endometrial adenocarcinoma show up on an ultrasound and just after d and c?

A good question: for your gynecologist. Ultrasound is an appropriate test for endometrial adenocarcinoma but it will miss small tumors. A D&C may be done for therapeutic purposes, but is good for detecting adenocarcinoma if the sample is examined by a pathologist. Even so, a D&C may miss tumors because it is a blind procedure; or depending on the size and location of the tumor. ...Read more

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My mom is 59 years old.She was diagonosed grade 1 endometrial adenocarcinoma, had tah+bso+omentectomy in jan, 2010.She is having burning sensation in vagina and anus. Urine culture shows no growth.

My mom is 59 years old.She was diagonosed grade 1 endometrial adenocarcinoma, had tah+bso+omentectomy in jan, 2010.She is having burning sensation in vagina and anus. Urine culture shows no growth.

See cancer doc NOW!: This is a recurrence of her cancer until proven otherwise. Do not wait! do not think it's a yeast infection or bladder infection! delay in examination can only lead to danger. Good luck, and i wish you both the best! dr. Crystal. ...Read more

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How is endometrial (uterine) cancer typically treated?

How is endometrial (uterine) cancer typically treated?

Surgery first: Endometrial cancer is standardly treated with surgery first. The surgery helps determine a patients stage. Based on their stage and features on their pathology report from their surgery they may be recommended to have further treatment with either chemotherapy and or radiation. ...Read more

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Can you tell me the symptoms of endometrial (uterine) cancer?

Can you tell me the symptoms of endometrial (uterine) cancer?

Bleeding: The most common presenting symptom of endometrial cancer is post-menopausal bleeding. It this happens you should be evaluated by a physician. ...Read more

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Are there any ways to protect myself from endometrial (uterine) cancer?

Are there any ways to protect myself from endometrial (uterine) cancer?

Estrogen & Weight: Avoid unopposed Estrogens (endometrial hyperplasia -which transforms in cáncer- commonly results from chronic estrogen stimulation unopposed by the counterbalancing effects of progesterone. [14]) be careful with the old bcpills. Avoid obesity or overweight. Get screening with pelvic ultrasound to check the thickness of the endometrium if you have being exposed to Estrogens x many years. ...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