endometrial cancer

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Related to Cancer of the uterus: Cervical cancer, Ovarian cancer, Uterine cancer
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Synonyms for endometrial cancer

cancer of the uterine lining

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During endometrial sampling a small portion of tissue is removed from the endometrium (lining of the uterus) to investigate symptoms, such as heavy vaginal bleeding, and to rule out cancer of the uterus.
cancer of the uterus, ovaries, fallopian tubes or cervix
Kamran Rasheed said various cancers including acute myeloid leukemia, bladder cancer, cancer of the cervix, cancer of the esophagus, kidney cancer, cancer of the larynx (voice box), lung cancer, cancer of the oral cavity (mouth), cancer of the pharynx (throat), stomach cancer and cancer of the uterus are caused by direct smoking, secondhand smoking, chewing tobacco and using pan, gutka or sheesha.
The females above 35; even though they are sound in health should take Pap Smear Tests, the simple test recommended by American Cancer Society (ACS) to diagnosis cancer of the uterus," Dutt said.
Indicators of higher risk are: advanced age, breast cancer in mother, sister, or daughter, early onset of first period (under age 12), menopause after the age of 50, late first pregnancy or not having children, being white, a history of cancer of the uterus or in the other breast, fibrocystic disease of the breast, or having an abnormality in certain genes.
Female cancers showing largest increases were colon and rectumcancer and cancer of the uterus, although lung cancer incidence in women has decreased slightly since 2006.
Additionally, tamoxifen has a low but measurable risk of significant side effects, including cancer of the uterus and deep venous thrombosis (blood clots in the legs that can travel to the lungs).
A form of the coil may prevent cancer of the uterus in high-risk patients, the researchers believe.
Checks after baby Thea was born revealed that Felicity had deadly cancer of the uterus.
Women who show signs that they are developing cancer of the uterus, or already have uterine cancer, do need hysterectomies, Bartsich says.
In the worst case, this can be a sign of cancer of the uterus.
The largest rises were in cancer of the uterus at 53 per cent and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma at 21 per cent.