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Womb Cancer Treatment
Early stage 95%: With early detection of uterine cancer , with radical surgery , advanced current chemoradiation the cure will be will be 95% for 5 year survival. Stage ii of uterine cancer is confined to uterus with cervix involvement but no spread to lymph nodes. For stage ii it will be 70%. ...Read more
Yes: Tamoxifen has been shown to increase the risk of uterine cancer, not unlike estrogen replacement therapy, with an incidence of ~1:500. However, this is almost-always caught at its earliest stage, with very high cure rates. If you compare the benefit of tamoxifen for either treating or preventing breast cancer compared to this risk, the benefit far outweighs the risk. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: The chance is about 1% and treatment is hysterectomy. With such a low chance then tamoxifen is worth the risk. A gynecologist needs to keep track of the patient and any unusual bleeding evaluated. There are also other hormone alternatives with less risk. Check with your medical oncologist to see which drug is best for a particular patient. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Some options.: Stage IV lung cancer is often considered too widespread for surgery to work. However, if the lung disease is limited and has spread to one isolated area, such as the uterus only, then surgery could potentially be an option depending on age, lifestyle, desire for future fertility, etc. The majority of stage IV lung cancers are treated with some combination of chemotherapy and targeted therapy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It varies: Once metastatic, uterine cancer is unlikely to be cured. Most such patients liver for 12 to 18 months, but some can clearly live longer if they respond well to the treatments being given to her now, which can sometimes add one or two more years to life. But we can not be any more exact in an individual especially not knowing about the extent of her tumors/cancer at present. ...Read more
My usg report is bulky uterus with thickened endometrium and pap report sever inflammatory smear dr please say about treatment, is it cancer of uterus ?
I would like to know how long does it take to treat first grade of pre womb cancer and will i be able to have children coz i don't haveany ?
3-6 months: 3-6 months is generally needed to know if treatment has worked. This is very specialized treatment that should be done in conjunction with a fertility specialist and sometimes in cooperation with a gyn cancer specialist so you have a good understanding of what is going on, how you monitor things, and how long you should wait before trying to become pregnant. ...Read more
I recently had a polyp removed from my womb. This came back normal, however would the polyp biopsy detect womb cancer? Thanks
Probably not: If you had a simple removal of a benign endometrial or endocervical polyp, the probability of detecting "womb cancer " is really quite remote . If you do not have any risk factors for "womb cancer" like a family history, a personal history of hormonal disorders, of unopposed estrogens, PCOS, infertility...among others, there is very little cause for concern. particularly at age 28. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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