Does pregnancy have an impact on my risk of uterine cancer?

Yes. The good news is that having had a pregnancy reduces the lifetime risk of cancer of the uterine lining, called endometrial cancer.
Yes. Pregnancy and nursing can reduce the risk of uterine cancer. Other risk reducing strategies like maintaining a normal weight, eating a low-fat diet, exercise, and taking birth control pills are even more important.

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Could uterine cancer cause positive pregnancy test?

Possibly. Some cancers, including some uterine cancers, can produce hcg, which is the molecule detected in most pregnancy testing. Read more...

Do irregular (infrequent) periods put you at a greater risk of uterine cancer?

More estrogen ..... Without increased progesterone, raises risk of endometrial (uterine lining) cancer. If the cause of the irregular periods is due to increased estrogen (ex. Obesity, diabetes, polycystic ovaries (pcos)), then the risk of endometrial cancer increases. Please discuss your concerns with your doctor. Also see this: http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/endometrial-cancer/ds00306/dsection=risk-factors. Read more...

What are typical symptoms for uterine cancer?

Bleeding, pain, etc. Common uterine cancer symptoms are first and foremost abnormal bleeding and pain. Once more advanced it can start to cause rectal and bladder pain, irritation, or bleeding. It can also be detected on gynecologic exam with palpating and when suspected by endometrial sampling which is an outpatient simple procedure. Read more...
Vaginal Bleeding. Abnormal bleeding especially post menopausal bleeding is the first symptom which one msut not ignore and get checked by a gynecologist. Read more...