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What are chances of getting uterine cancer if I do have a family link to cancer?
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Dr. John Lipman
Radiology
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. John Lipman
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Dr. Anne Rodriguez
Obstetrics & Gynecology
In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Anne Rodriguez
Dr. Anne Rodriguez
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