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Could uterine cancer cause positive pregnancy test?

Could uterine cancer cause positive pregnancy test?

Possibly.: Some cancers, including some uterine cancers, can produce hcg, which is the molecule detected in most pregnancy testing. ...Read more

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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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Can ovarian cancer cause positive pregnancy test?

Can ovarian cancer cause positive pregnancy test?

Common vs. rare: At 27 years of age, ovarian cancer is very rare. The more common cause of a positive pregnancy test is pregnancy itself. Sometimes a pregnancy can implant on an ovary (ectopic pregnancy). If an ultrasound does not show a pregnancy, it is worth a look at the ovaries. Ovaries are the source of egg cells, and a growth there could theoretically cause an elevation in HCG (pregnancy hormone). ...Read more

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Can ovarian cancer be caused by hormones like some breast cancers? I had a false-positive pregnancy test and have ovarian cancer.

Can ovarian cancer be caused by hormones like some breast cancers? I had a false-positive pregnancy test and have ovarian cancer.

Just the opposite: There are some ovarian cancers that manufacture estrogen hormones from their theca cells, and endometrial cancers are also caused by estrogen hormone excess growth. However, we do not know that hormones are the cause ovarian cancer. ...Read more

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Been having sore breast since may no breast cancer or positive pregnancy test but can't stop peeing or eating still having cycle what's wrong ?

Been having sore breast since may no breast cancer or positive pregnancy test but can't stop peeing or eating still having cycle what's wrong ?

Hormone: sore breast could be coming for hormonal changes if you are taking hormone replacement or birth control pills it could cause soreness in the breast wearing the wrong bra could cause soreness in the breast drinking caffeine and eating chocolate could cause you soreness in the breast watch your diet exercise wear a soft bra or no hard wire bra,avoid caffeine and check with your doctor it taking meds ...Read more

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Hi I had a positive pregnancy test but it was found that I have a tumor on my uterus ans also ovary. Could it be more propable to inot be pregnant?

Hi I had a positive pregnancy test but it was found that I have a tumor on my uterus ans also ovary. Could it be more propable to inot be pregnant?

Repeat test /: repeat the test both qualitative and quantitative. if it is very high then a ectopic pregnancy or a a other causes should be considered. a ultrasound will also help. ...Read more

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What causes uterine cancer? I've been diagnosed with uterine cancer. Did something i did cause the cancer? .

What causes uterine cancer? I've been diagnosed with uterine cancer. Did something i did cause the cancer?

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Whenever : Whenever a patient gets a diagnosis of cancer, they always wonder if they did something to cause it. The fact is, that in almost every cancer there are genetic and environmental predispositions, that cannot be controlled by the patient at all, no matter how careful the patient is. The average age of uterine cancer is 61. The vast majority of cases come about for no obvious reason that can be determined. There is a slightly higher risk in women who are obese, diabetic, have hypertension, or never had children, but most women do not have those risk factors. I am sorry that you are going through this condition and i wish you the best. ...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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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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Can estrogen dominance always cause uterine cancer?

No, a risk factor: Unopposed estrogen is a risk factor for uterine cancer but it does not always cause it. Unopposed estrogen means it is given without any Progesterone another female hormone. Somewhere between 4-8 out of every 1000 women receiving unopposed estrogen per year will get uterine cancer. Being obese probably makes the risk closer to 8/1000, whereas in thin women the risk is about 4/1000. ...Read more

Dr. William Singer
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...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