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Alcohol Consumption And Endometrial Cancer Risk

Endometrial cancer is the type that affects the uterine lining. It is the most common type of cancer affecting the female reproductive system and makes up not less than 5% of cancers found in females. Endometrial cancer has been shown to be influenced greatly by hormonal factors, particularly the female hormones estrogen and progesterone. Low […]

Ovary Removal May Not Be Essential In Endometrial Cancer

According to new study, younger women with initial stages of endometrial cancer need not go for ovary removal and lose their ovaries as a result of cancer treatment. Studies till date have found no difference between survival rate for five years in women who’ve lost their ovaries or those who did not for endometrial cancer […]

Pap Smear Screening Test for Endometrial Cancer

Pap Smear Screening Test for Endometrial Cancer

Disease of Women! Yes this Endometrial cancer is primarily a disease of postmenopausal women. The average age at diagnosis is approximately 60 years. Women diagnosed with endometrial cancer when they are younger than 40 years make up only 5% of the total cases. Specific risk factors such as morbid obesity, chronic anovulation, and hereditary syndromes […]