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Will estrogen dominance always cause uterine cancer?
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Dr. Morton Levitt
Pathology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Estrogen/Uterine CA
Absolutely not. "high" estrogen levels are only one factor in the risk profile for uterine cancer, which also includes obesity, family history, and oral contraceptive history.
Even if you possess one or more risk factors, that does not mean that a tumor is certain. Close monitoring and counselling by your gyn is the best course of action.

In brief: Estrogen/Uterine CA
Absolutely not. "high" estrogen levels are only one factor in the risk profile for uterine cancer, which also includes obesity, family history, and oral contraceptive history.
Even if you possess one or more risk factors, that does not mean that a tumor is certain. Close monitoring and counselling by your gyn is the best course of action.
Dr. Morton Levitt
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Dr. Lydia Collins
Just to clarify, use of oral contraceptives lowers risk of uterine cancer.
Dr. Denise Elser
Gynecology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Not always
Excessive estrogen, whether endogenous (produced by one's own body) or exogenous (taken as supplement) can overstimulate the uterine lining (endometrium) and lead to abnormal bleeding.
Excessive estrogen is a risk factor for endometrial or uterine cancer, but not all women with unopposed or excessive estrogen develop uterine cancer.

In brief: Not always
Excessive estrogen, whether endogenous (produced by one's own body) or exogenous (taken as supplement) can overstimulate the uterine lining (endometrium) and lead to abnormal bleeding.
Excessive estrogen is a risk factor for endometrial or uterine cancer, but not all women with unopposed or excessive estrogen develop uterine cancer.
Dr. Denise Elser
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