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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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Can you tell me about endometrial serous adenocarcinoma?

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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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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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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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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Histological section shows mainly decidualised endometrial tissue with hyperplastic glandular component specimen: uterine evacuation?

Histological section shows mainly decidualised endometrial tissue with hyperplastic glandular component

specimen: uterine evacuation?

Hyperplasia: The sample you describe is suggestive of overgrowth of tissue in the uterus due to irregular menstrual cycles. It is seen in women who go for > 6 months without bleeding and suggests overstimulation due to estrogen effect. If left untreated, it could lead to endometrial cancer. Still, it is very slow growing but needs to be monitored. ...Read more

Uterus (Definition)

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