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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: If it can be respected, then take it out. If there is lymph node involvement, chemotherapy may be needed. If there is >50% myometrial involvement, then radiation therapy is indicated. Hope this helps. ...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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Is there any treatment for recurrent uterine cancer?

Is there any treatment for recurrent uterine cancer?

Yes: See a Gyn. Oncologist or even a Gynecologist. It depends on the area of recurrence what treatment is needed. Sometimes surgery, sometimes radiation and chemotherapy. ...Read more

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What is the recommended treatment for uterine cancer?

What is the recommended treatment for uterine cancer?

Depends on the stage: Surgery is the most important treatment if surgically resectable. If there is invasion of the myometrium greater than 50%, radiation should be given after surgery. If there are multiple nodes involved or a high grade tumor, chemotherapy may be recommended. If advanced disease, chemotherapy alone, hormone therapy or a clinical trial may be recommended. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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I think I have cancer. Is there a holistic uterine cancer treatment?

I think I have cancer. Is there a holistic uterine cancer treatment?

Please get seen. : Cancer is deadly!!! Hopefully you do NOT have it but ignoring it work the make it go away if you do. It is ALWAYS better to treat it early than wait until it is advanced and spread .. see an MD this week. ...Read more

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What are some of the side effects of uterine cancer treatment?

What are some of the side effects of uterine cancer treatment?

It depends: Surgery means healing and some pain. The length of recovery depends on surgery via larger incision or minimally invasive or robotic. Any surgery can have infection, bleeding or damage to adjacent organs as a "side effect" complication. If you mean radiation, that depends on the amount and how it is delivered but can affect your bowels and bladder. Chemo is usually not used but can be unpleasant. ...Read more

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Are there any treatment options for ?Advanced stage uterine cancer patients?

Are there any treatment options for ?Advanced stage uterine cancer patients?

Radiation, surgery : And chemotherapy: even non-curable cancer may be kept under control with current treatments. If the cancer is too far advanced for control there still are treatments to keep the patient comfortable through palliative and hospice care. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of treatment for uterine cancer?

What are the side effects of treatment for uterine cancer?

Bleeding, pain, etc: Treatment may cause many of the same issues as the diaease but they will go away. Surgery is usually required and soreness associated with healing can occur. Additionally removal of ovaries may b done and cause hormonal changes. Often pts need radiation and possibly chemotherapy. Radiation can cause temporary irritation in your bladder or rectum. These side effects should pass after few months. ...Read more

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How long can one survive with uterine cancer stage IV without treatment?

How long can one survive with uterine cancer stage IV without treatment?

Why with out ?: Probably ( unfortunately ) 12 months if untreated, over all IV a has17% IV b has 15% survival rate, also depends on type of tumor and cell activity etc. Good palliation is possible now with chemo radiation , currently great chemo therapeutic agents are available palliation is getting better. ...Read more

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Is it safe to sunbathe two months after radiation treatment for uterine cancer?

Is it safe to sunbathe two months after radiation treatment for uterine cancer?

Depends: If someone receives radiation to the whole pelvic area (external), then the skin in that region would likely be more susceptible to burning. Internal radiation would not affect the skin. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if there are advance stage uterine cancer patients seeking natural treatment?

No: There are no natural treatments for advanced stage uterine cancer. Please see your doctor for guidance with the specific issues causing problems in this case. ...Read more

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How long does it take to die from either cervical or uterine cancer with no treatment whatsoever?

Variable: Tumors vary in their biological course and it is not feasible to provide a general timeline for progression to death. We, physicians are more concerned in preventing and treating cancers to prevent death from this cause. ...Read more

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History of uterine cancer- after initial treatment, during check up, doctors said there are "cells" and need further check up. Is it recurrent cancer?

History of uterine cancer- after initial treatment, during check up, doctors said there are "cells" and need further check up. Is it recurrent cancer?

Unsure: It would be worrisome to have abnormal cells in a patient with a history of uterine cancer, so the appropriate thing to do is follow your doctor's recommendations for further evaluation. However, just because there are cells that require further evaluation does not mean that the cancer has returned. ...Read more

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Can i still have sex after undergoing treatment for uterine cancer? Will having sex while being treated for uterine cancer, or after treatment, put me in any danger? .

That : That is a good question. This partially depends on how you were treated. If you were treated recently with surgery, such as a hysterectomy, then ask your doctor on when you can resume sexual intercourse. Most physicians usually say 6 weeks to two months. If you had radiation or other treatment, then ask your treating physician. But most women do have sexual intercourse after uterine cancer treatment. Intercourse will not put you in any danger as long as it isn't very close to the time you had your surgery. ...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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Dr. Robert Marcus
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Uterine Cancer (Definition)

Also known as cancer of the uterus, this is when cancer grows in 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


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