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I'm scheduled for robotic total hysterectomy with pelvic lymph node dissection for uterine cancer. What;s the recovery time?

I'm scheduled for robotic total hysterectomy with pelvic lymph node dissection for uterine cancer.  What;s the recovery time?

Quick : Robotic surgery allows rapid recovery. You will need to confirm the plan with your surgeon. Most likely you will stay overnight in the hospital. People usually take 2-6 weeks before returning to work ...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


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I was biopsied for uterine cancer now i am finding bruising in odd places like right next to my pelvic region on my upper inner leg, what's going on?

I was biopsied for uterine cancer now i am finding bruising in odd places like right next to my pelvic region on my upper inner leg, what's going on?

Check with your doc: most likely it is not related to you biopsy you could be having low platelet or condition that will make you bruise easy so it will be a good idea if you are taking aspirin stop it or if you are taking any blood thinner stop it and check with your doctor some vitamin and supplement could cause bleeding like vitamin E for example check with your doctor any way for a good peace of mind ...Read more

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Have pelvic pain and nausea. Will ct with contrast show ovarian/uterine cancer if present?

Have pelvic pain and  nausea. Will ct with contrast show ovarian/uterine cancer if present?

CT: CT is an overall good way to image the abdomen and pelvis, but a pelvic ultrasound is more affordable and also does not involve the use of radiation. A biopsy of the endometrium (uterine wall) is done if the ultrasound shows anything suspicious (increased endometrial thickness). A CA-125 test may also help. http://www.mayoclinic.org/tests-procedures/ca-125-test/basics/definition/prc-20009524 ...Read more

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Breast cancer and uterine cancer in my family. I have back/leg with ovarian volume at 49ml, 19mmthicken endomet wall. Constipation and pelvic pain?

Breast cancer and uterine cancer in my family. I have back/leg with ovarian volume at 49ml, 19mmthicken endomet wall. Constipation and pelvic pain?

Get tested.: I can't tell you what your doctor should do, but i would be aggressive with you. You didn't give enough info to say much. How old are you? You have a family history of breast &/or ovarian cancer: who are they? One side of the family or both. Have you had genetic testing? Talk to your doctor about these issues. ...Read more

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Does long term use of estrogen and progesterone lower risk for uterine cancer?

Does long term use of estrogen and progesterone lower risk for uterine cancer?

When combined: It will lower risk if combined in an hormone replacement therapy(HRT) for applicable patients. Estrogen used alone for (HRT) in women who still have a uterus present can increase their risk of uterine cancer.(endometrial) when progesterone is not used. ...Read more

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On average, how long will a chemo and radiation session take for uterine cancer?

On average, how long will a chemo and radiation session take for uterine cancer?

~5-6wks for Rads: If you need pelvic rt it's usually 15-30min per day, m-f for about 5wks-6wks. ...Read more

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How long does it take uterine cancer to develop and how fast does it spread?

Endometrial cancer: There are two main types of endometrial cancer. Type i is related to obesity, diabetes and excess estrogen. It usually grows and spreads slowly. Type ii cancer which is related to mutation of specific genes grows and spreads more quickly. ...Read more

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How long does it generally take for uterine cancer to progress to stage 4?

Tumor stage: Declares extent by t, n and m characteristics at the start. Many confuse "stage" as a calendar and a step-wise progression that can be predictably timed...Thus your question. The uterus is divided between cervix and corpus or body. The body usually refers to the endometrial lining, and the stage by invasion into the muscle. Stage IV almost always means distant disease. Some start there. ...Read more

Dr. Luis Gonzalez
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Pelvic Pain (Definition)

The pelvic region refers to the lowermost portion of the abdomen, below the level of the umbilicus, and most often in the lowermost portions of the abdomen, on the sides and centrally. Discomfort, in various forms (stabbing , cramping, aching, ...Read more


Dr. Robert Marcus
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Uterine Cancer (Definition)

Uterine cancer is cancer of the uterus, 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