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From diagnosis to surgery and chemotherapy, we provide comprehensive care for uterine cancer. Our services include cancer screening, early detection, therapy and post-treatment surveillance. If you need surgery, we use minimally invasive laparoscopic, or robotic techniques whenever possible.
Uterine cancer begins in the uterus, the pear-shaped organ in a woman’s pelvis where the baby grows when a woman is pregnant.
Uterine (endometrial) cancer is the most common cancer of the female reproductive system. It tends to develop after menopause, when a woman is between the ages of 50 and 60.
Can you answer yes to any of these questions:
Remember, having one or more of these risk factors does not mean you willl get uterine cancer. However, if you have one or more risk factors, you should schedule regular visits with your doctor and communicate any symptoms you might be experiencing.
In 2016 the American Cancer Society estimates that there will be 60,050 new cases of uterine cancer and 10,470 women will lose their fight against the disease.
More than 90 percent of women with uterine (endometrial) cancer experience abnormal vaginal bleeding. In some cases, the bleeding may appear as vaginal discharge that is watery, pink or white instead of red. Women in their late 30s and early 40s may also experience heavy bleeding between periods. If you have gone through menopause, be sure to discuss any vaginal bleeding with your doctor; one in ten postmenopausal women with this sign are found to have uterine cancer.
If you do have symptoms, they may include:
Since other conditions can cause these symptoms as well, it is important to see your doctor if you experience any of these symptoms.
Bio-identical hormone replacement is not considered safer. The FDA is not aware of any credible scientific evidence to support claims made regarding the safety and effectiveness of compounded BHRT drugs.
Dr. Irina Dimitrova - Gynecologic Oncology
CHPG Women’s Specialty Health – Church RanchPhone: 303-925-4100Fax: 303-925-4021
7233 Church Ranch Blvd.Westminster, CO 80021
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