Is it common to check for uterine cancer after a miscarriage?

Yes and no. Uterine cancers are not very common in women of childbearing age. But good doctors will rule out everything including cancer during care for a miscarriage. There is a rare cancer of miscarriage (molar & choriocarcinoma) which your pathologist will rule out in the miscarriage tissue.
Not likely. Many woman have cervical dysplasia during pregnancy. Colposcopy can be performed safely for abnormal pap smears during pregnancy in order to see the severity of the dysplasia. If is is severe a biopsy may be needed . For most patients careful observation during pregnancy is enough. If a miscarriage were to occur it would be likely due to other causes.

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What are chances of getting uterine cancer if I do have a family link to cancer?

Depends. Probably little if any increased risk if your mom didn't have uterine or colon cancer. If she had uterine ca diagnosed <45 yrs of age there's increased risk. Roughly 2% of newly diagnosed uterine ca patients have mutation for lynch syndrome which is inherited condition with a high risk for colon ca. The symptom to be aware of is post-menopausal bleeding. This should always be checked by your md. Read more...
Low. Although some uterine cancers have familial genetic predispositions, these are a rare cause of uterine cancer. The biggest risk factor for uterine cancer is obesity. Read more...

Can you tell me what it is like with uterine cancer, could I not have pain before?

Painless bleeding. By the time that pain develops in uterine cancer, it is usually far advanced. Don't let the fact that you feel well prevent you from seeking help. Read more...

Can having an abortion earlier in life cause uterine cancer?

No. There are many factors which can increase the risk of uterine cancer, such as family history, obesity, certain types of hormone therapy and other medications. Having an abortion in the past should not increase your risk. Read more...