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If Anybody Have Her Uterus Removed Is There Still A Risk Of The Ovarian Cancer
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
What are the stages of cervical pre-cancer?My mom just diagnosed with stage 5 of 6 but is still pre-cancerous. She might have to have a hysterectomy
Pap smears: The two common classifications of precancerous lesions of the cervix are the bethesda system, which classifies lesions as low-grade squamous intraepithelial lesion (lsil), or high-grade (hsil). Of these the hsil is the important one. The other system is the cin system with cin 1 (mild dysplasia), cin 2 (moderate), cin 3 (severe dysplasia) and ultimately cis (carcinoma in situ). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Removing benign serous cystadenoma any possibility of it returning and is there a chance that cancer could accur if the ovary is left intact?
Sometimes: Usually this is only considered if the patient has a known genetic predisposition, such as hereditary breast and ovarian cancer syndrome (associated with brca1 and brca2). Talk to your doctor to see if your family history meets the criteria for testing for an inherited cancer syndrome. Note that these syndromes only make up a small fraction of the cancer diagnosed here. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Biopsy result.: If this is all you have in your colon on your colonoscopy, you then need to have it biopsied to determine if it is cancerous or prrecancerous. This can also tell the extent of spread of cancer if it is present. Usually a solitary polyp like this is unlikely to be cancerous, but you don't know unless a biopsy is done so see your doctor and get that biopsy result if not done already. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My uterine has thickened after menopause and some minor spotting. Doctor has done a biopsy. What are the chances it is cancer?
Postmenopausal bleed: Post menopausal bleeding can lead to cancer in 10% of cases. You have to wait for the biopsy results to get a final answer. My advise is not to get anxious until you get final results. Even when it comes to the worse nowadays in most cases when it is detected on time there is treatment for this. F/u with your gyn provider as recommended. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What s te risk of cancer if my dr saw a 6*6mm intrauterine polyp. Ovaries are normal. Age is 56 yrs. If cancerous will it simply go if uterus taken.
Low risk: While it could b something worrisome you are a bit young to develop uterine cancer. Additionally, mathis can b biopsied in the office with an endocervical curettage to more specifically define it. A small polyp noticed on ultrasound can either be sampled or observed based upon your risk factors and your gyn's clinical suspicion. Sounds fairly benign but don't ignore it. Check with md. ...Read more
My dad was diagnosis with colon cancer, has all of the colon removed. What is the possibility that he will or will not have to have chemo/radiation?
Stage matters.: Chemotherapy is commonly employed if the tumor has spread to the lymph nodes, which are sampled at the time of surgery. Radiation is rarely used for colon cancer but sometimes is used when the tumor invades other structures or is incompletely removed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: If you still have your uterus, fallopian tubes and ovaries and they are working normally it would be possible for you to conceive. The risk however, is that without a cervix, or only a small portion, you might not be able to carry the pregnancy past 18-20 weeks due to what's called cervical incompetence. If you are considering pregnancy, you should talk to your ob/gyn about it first. ...Read more
Friend says she has a 90% chance of developing stomach cancer so she's having it completely removed? Is this plausible
It is plausible.: Hereditary Diffuse Gastric Cancer is an inherited disorder with a specific germline mutation that can be identified by testing. If she has this, her risk is >80% of developing advanced gastric cancer. She is also at a high risk of developing a type of breast cancer and should bereferred to a high risk breast cancer clinic for enhanced screening. ...Read more
Menopause: By leaving the ovaries this should not occur ...Read more
I'm just wondering, if you were diagnosed with breast cancer, is the chance of you getting ovarian cancer high?
If I have endometriosis, fibroids, and uterine prolapse is there any possibility that i could have children again? Is the only treatment hysterectomy?
Depends. : Most women can still have children with fibroids or endometriosis. Their are times when a woman cannot get pregnant or may have trouble carrying a pregnancy because of these problems. Their is nothing wrong with getting a second opinion. Prolapse can be treated when you are finished having kids. In severe cases it could be treated before having another child. You would need to see a specialist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Possible: It is possible for a woman to have ovarian cancer, with or without family history. Inheritance of brca 1 and/or 2 increases the risk of ovarian cancer, among other cancers, e.g., breast. It would be important to consult your doctor if you have any abdominal symptoms, even vague ones. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are the chances of having a hysterectomy with endometriosis? One has formed into a tumor about 5.6cm.
ZERO!: You don't need a hysterectomy for endometriosis of the ovary (endometrioma). This can be: 1. Followed closely with serial ultrasounds if asyptomatic 2. Trial of ocps if marginally symptomatic 3. If having pain, then removal of the encometrioma alone (cystectomy) can be done and use Lupron (leuprolide) post-operatively 4. For fertility, debate if removal is indicated, but if 4-5cm- then would remove. ...Read more
If a 6mm uterine polyp is cancerous and uterus normal and ovaries also and if the uterus is removed will that end 100% cancer. If not what re the risk?
Low: A well-differentiated primary adenocarcinoma of the endometrium 6 mm across, confined to the endometrium on pathology exam carries an excellent prognosis, and i would urge you to be thankful and go about your life. You need to get with your physician and get the details -- you have a right to your pathology report. Best wishes. ...Read more
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