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Complex Hyperplasia with Atypia – Reethah’s Story

My story took off in October 2013 during an appointment with my doctor for something else entirely unconnected – eczema behind the ears. A chance mention in passing to my doctor that I had had an unexpected period the month before after a long gap caused her to prick up her ears. When was your last period before that? she enquired. Continue reading Complex Hyperplasia with Atypia – Reethah’s Story

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What are the odds of endometrial cancer! – Gwynneth’s Story

Having felt unwell and totally exhausted for about a year, after many tests and a tentative diagnosis of ME, I retired at the age of 61 from a job I loved. This was October 2013. I must have had every test going and the only diagnosis was would I accept ME or CFS as a diagnosis……ugh No! I know that I was not well. Continue reading What are the odds of endometrial cancer! – Gwynneth’s Story

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Hysterectomy to diagnose endometrial cancer – Cynthia’s Story

I am 50 and had an endometrial ablation 4 years ago for very heavy periods. The specialist removed some uterine polyps at the same time but left a fibroid. The polyps were benign. The ablation stopped all bleeding with my periods so I only knew I was menopausal when I started getting hot flushes 18 months ago and had my hormone levels tested. I started on HRT about 4 months after that (combined estrogen and progesterone). Continue reading Hysterectomy to diagnose endometrial cancer – Cynthia’s Story

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Lynch Syndrome Risk Reducing Surgery – Lisa’s Story

Hi, I’m very new to all this so don’t really know where to start! I have a condition called Lynch Syndrome or HNPCC. My wonderful mother died 10 years ago at the age of 52 from Endometrial cancer. She previously had Bowel cancer too and at the time a link was not made but we now know she must have has Lynch syndrome too. Continue reading Lynch Syndrome Risk Reducing Surgery – Lisa’s Story

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Chances Of Getting Cancer May Be Reduced By Hysterectomy

Researchers have suggested that women may be able to create some protection for themselves from gynaecological cancers by having their ovaries and uterus removed, if they have been diagnosed with nonpolyposis colorectal cancer or Lynch syndrome. Continue reading Chances Of Getting Cancer May Be Reduced By Hysterectomy