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Will I be able to have children after my treatment for endometrial cancer?

Will I be able to have children after my treatment for endometrial cancer?

No: The standard surgery for endometrial cancer will remove both ovaries and your uterus and therefore you will not be able to have children after your surgery. ...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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What's the most common treatment for endometrial cancer?

What's the most common treatment for endometrial cancer?

Surgery: Surgery is the most common treatment. Radiation used to commonly recommended. Recent data shows it is not beneficial and may be harmful in early stage high-intermediate risk disease. ...Read more

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Is gamete cryopreservation and fertility treatment for cancer patients covered?

Is gamete cryopreservation and fertility treatment for cancer patients covered?

Try Fertile Hope: If your insurance doesn't cover it (worth checking) look into fertile hope, who offer discounted treatment and/or free medications. http://bit.ly/ibrss9. Best wishes. ...Read more

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If someone has endometrial cancer and is going through treatment will eating healthy and losing weight help in living longer with the cancer or not?

If someone has endometrial cancer and is going through treatment will eating healthy and losing weight help in living longer with the cancer or not?

Eating healthy: Whether or not eating healthy will help you live longer with endometrial cancer is uncertain. What is certain is that you will feel better and probably enjoy a better quality of life. ...Read more

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Why do some people experience pain with endometrial cancer while others don't?

Why do some people experience pain with endometrial cancer while others don't?

Extent of disease: One possibility is related to the extent of the patient's disease. While most women are diagnosed with early stage disease some women have more advanced disease that could potentially result in a woman experiencing pain. ...Read more

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If someone is diagnosed with endometrial cancer stage 3B, could they live longer with it if they lost weight and weren't obese anymore?

If someone is diagnosed with endometrial cancer stage 3B, could they live longer with it if they lost weight and weren't obese anymore?

Losing weight can: help decrease complications associated with surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation treatment associated with the cancer treatment. But for the cancer itself losing weight won't offer any additional benefits. Good luck and God bless the patient. ...Read more

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How fast does endometrial cancer typically grow (in terms of years)?

How fast does endometrial cancer typically grow (in terms of years)?

Varies: Endometrial cancer is usually a slower growing tumor, but once detected, it should be treated promptly for best outcome. ...Read more

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Can an 18 year old get endometrial cancer?

Can an 18 year old get endometrial cancer?

No, except...: ...That anything is possible. However, for a long time the position of gynecologists has been that under the age of 30, the probability of endometrial cancer being the source of abnormal vaginal bleeding was so small as to not justify endometrial biopsy. However, any abnormal vaginal bleeding requires careful analysis and a satisfactory diagnosis. ...Read more

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Dr. John Geisler
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Endometrial Cancer (Definition)

The endometrium is the lining of the inside of the uterus. Endometrial Cancer is cancer that starts in the cells of the endometrium and begins to spread to ...Read more