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Posted by: Myia | 2011/09/28

uterus cancer

A friend discovered she has uterus cancer and the doc advised op to remove. she is shattered. what is the impact and what changes will she go though and what are the chances of getting rid of it.

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The ony treatment for uterine cancer is a hysterectomy with removal of the ovaries. The chnaces of getting rid of it if it was caught early are very good. She will be menopausal immediately after the surgery and should discuss with the doctor ways of managing these symptoms.
Best wishes

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Posted by: Myia | 2011/10/06

Thanks,her appointment is mid this month. Hope its still at early stage.

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Posted by: gynaedoc | 2011/09/29

The ony treatment for uterine cancer is a hysterectomy with removal of the ovaries. The chnaces of getting rid of it if it was caught early are very good. She will be menopausal immediately after the surgery and should discuss with the doctor ways of managing these symptoms.
Best wishes

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