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What a Gynecologist Wants You to Know About Endometrial Cancer

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Gynecologist talking to woman about endometrial cancer.
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Middle aged woman talking to gynecologist.
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There is no screening test for endometrial cancer


Gynecologist examining older woman.
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After menopause, it is not normal to bleed


Talking to grandma about family history.
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Family history may raise your risk


Tamoxifen.
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Other risk factors for endometrial cancer


Gynecologist talking to patient about clinical trials.
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Clinical trials may benefit you


Clinical researcher looking through results.
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Clinical trials may benefit others, as well


Young female patient talking to doctor.
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Premenopausal women can get endometrial cancer


Doctor being compassionate with patient.
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If you get a diagnosis, go to a gynecological oncologist


Surgeon performing surgery.
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If you get a diagnosis, seek out minimally invasive surgery, too


Sheila M. Eldred

Sheila M. Eldred

@milepostmedia

Sheila Mulrooney Eldred is a graduate of Columbia’s School of Journalism and a former newspaper reporter. As a freelance health journalist, she writes about everything from deadly diseases to elite athletes, including superbugs, opioids, ticks, and laughter yoga. Her stories have appeared in The New York Times, Nature, FiveThirtyEight, Pacific Standard, STAT News, and other publications. In her spare time, she and her family love running, cross-country skiing, and mountain biking in Minneapolis.