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Mum has uterine cancer at age 50 how serious and can I get it?

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Dr. Robert Marcus
Radiology
8 doctors agree

In brief: Usually very curable

Most uterine cancers are very curable with a hysterectomy plus or minus a course of radiation therapy depending upon the stage of the cancer.
You cannot catch it from her.

In brief: Usually very curable

Most uterine cancers are very curable with a hysterectomy plus or minus a course of radiation therapy depending upon the stage of the cancer.
You cannot catch it from her.
Dr. Robert Marcus
Dr. Robert Marcus
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Depends on type

The seriousness of your mother's cancer depends on the stage of the disease and type of disease.
Early uterine cancer is curable. You will not catch cancer from your mother, however, the family history of cancer increases your risk.

In brief: Depends on type

The seriousness of your mother's cancer depends on the stage of the disease and type of disease.
Early uterine cancer is curable. You will not catch cancer from your mother, however, the family history of cancer increases your risk.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Dr. Scott Beard
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Urogynecology

In brief: Risk factors

Assuming its cancer of the lining (endometrial) of the uterus there are risk factors - obesity, smoking, diabetes- that you could work on controlling.
While these are not exactly inherited risks they are familial.

In brief: Risk factors

Assuming its cancer of the lining (endometrial) of the uterus there are risk factors - obesity, smoking, diabetes- that you could work on controlling.
While these are not exactly inherited risks they are familial.
Dr. Scott Beard
Dr. Scott Beard
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