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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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My health care professional said she suspects that I could have uterine cancer. What kind of test will tell for sure?

My health care professional said she suspects that I could have uterine cancer. What kind of test will tell for sure?

Endometrial biopsy: A very small tube is inserted through the cervix until it reaces the uterine lining. A syringe attached to the end pulls back and the lining comes into the syringe. The cell are sent to the pathologist for examination for abnormal cells . The procedure is done in the office. ...Read more

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Is uterine cancer can be diagnosed with ultrasound test?

Is uterine cancer can be diagnosed with ultrasound test?

Sometimes.: An ultrasound can sometimes detect cancer in the uterus (or a tumor or mass). But, typically a biopsy (usually and dilation and curettage, a d;c) is needed to get tissue for a diagnosis of cancer. ...Read more

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Are there any quick tests to screen for cervical, ovarian, or uterine cancer?

Pap test: The best way to screen for cervical cancer is to get a pap test, which is recommended every 3 years between the ages of 21 and 65. There are ways to screen for ovarian and uterus cancer, but they have not been shown to actually work to reduce deaths from these diseases. A good resource for research-proven prevention strategies is an iphone app called my health checklist 2012. ...Read more

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Can a pap smear diagnose uterine cancer? Can uterine cancer show up on a pap smear test? .

Yes: Pap smear may pick up endometrial cancer, but it will miss more than it will pick up. Pap is far more useful for detecting cancer of the uterine cervix. ...Read more

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Mom expird due to stg4 uterine cancer.how i would hav saved my mom by identifying early?just had abdmn pain.no abnorm bleeding.any test shows stg1canc

Mom expird due to stg4 uterine cancer.how i would hav saved my mom by identifying early?just had abdmn pain.no abnorm bleeding.any test shows stg1canc

No you would not: uterine cancer could be very silent, and spread silently. so by the time it is discovered it is too late. there is nothing you could done that will prevent your mother from going to heaven nothing. if i were you, i will concentrate on you, and any female relatived you have, like sisters and daughters. get your yearly examination by GYN and your pap smear ,,same for any female in your family. ...Read more

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On an HSG test can you see abnormalities in the uterus ? For example , endometriosis? Or signs of uterine cancer?

On an HSG test can you see abnormalities in the uterus ?  For example , endometriosis?  Or signs of uterine cancer?

Some: You can see polyps or fibroids that are inside the uterine cavity. You can also see an abnormally shaped uterus. But you cannot see endometriosis or cancer. You might see damaged tubes and endometriosis is a common cause for that. ...Read more

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What causes uterine cancer?

What causes uterine cancer?

Cause of cancer: is something very much debated about by experts. Focus on overall health and a good relationship w/your doctor so that you can be monitored and treated early if needed. It is generally agreed that cancer cells love sugar and dislike oxygen so lifestyles to keep that in my can be helpful for overall health. Peace and good health. Genes are a factor but not the whole picture. ...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


Uterus (Definition)

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