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Uterine cancer.

This cancer is the number one in frequency of gynecological tumors in women and the fourth in frequency in women.

Had the highest incidence in women aged 60 or 70 years.

Women who suffer most are those in developed countries and 80% of them are already in menopause.

Less than 5% of cases of uterine cancer occur in women under 40.

Risk Factors.


Exposure of the female body for a long time to female hormones such as estrogen. The risk is 4 or 8 times that of the population of women not exposed.

Stein - Leventhal syndrome.

Nulliparity and infertility. The ongoing stimulus that hormones have on the uterus when it fails to accommodate a child, has been viewed as a risk factor.

And menstrual disorders Menstrual Cycle Anovular: that is, or that women menstr˙a but not ovulate or that the menstrual cycle of women was altered both in arrears or advances as in amount of bleeding.

OBESITY, DIABETES, HYPERTENSION AND EXPOSURE TO RADIATION: have been associated with the generation of uterine cancer.

Other cancers IN THE FAMILY: Family history of the emergence of other cancers, such as having a family history of breast cancer, colon or rectum. Having suffered a type of ovarian tumor, which originates in the layer of the granulosa.

Women who have advanced liver disease maintain blood levels of estrogen than the usual, this being a risk factor for cancer of the uterus.


Cancer is curable if detected in time, fortunately, the most common are easier to detect through simple tests.

The control of cancer of the uterus is carried out by means of smear on average every 6 months or a year, as indicated by the doctor.

It should carry out this study after the start of the sexually active.

Early diagnosis of cancer of the uterus: 1. Exploration pelvis.

Every 3 years between 20 - 40 years.

Annually over 40 years.

2. Cytology in menopause in high - risk groups.

3. High risk:



Ovulatory disorder.

Estrogen treatment.


Other factors of prevention include:

Pregnancies are carried to term.

When the onset of menstruation (menarche) occurs above 15 years.

The use of oral contraceptives.

Though it may seem a contradiction in the use of snuff in women who have undergone menopause has been described as a protective factor, or at least is associated with a lower incidence of cancer of the uterus.


The combination of chemotherapy and rays may reduce the risk of death by half.

The surgery is routine treatment for the early stages of cancer in the cervix. The beam therapy is used when the evil has spread.

The medicines make the tumor more vulnerable to lightning and takes less force to recover from the damage.

The cisplatin, a drug usually used in chemotherapy, works better in combination with the beam therapy.

Side effects of combination therapy include nausea, vomiting and anemia level much higher than that experienced by women who are subjected only to beam therapy.

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