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No Screening Test For Endometrial Cancer

“At this time, there are no screening tests or exams to find endometrial cancer early in women who are at average endometrial cancer risk and have no symptoms.”

The American Cancer Society recommends that, at menopause, all women should be told about the risks and symptoms of endometrial cancer and strongly encouraged to report any vaginal bleeding, discharge, or spotting to their doctor.

Source: Can Endometrial Cancer Be Found Early? from the American Cancer Society

"Once You've Reached Menopause, You Should Not Bleed Again"

“Once a woman has gone 12 months without bleeding, any other bleeding is abnormal. And we encourage women to have it evaluated,” says Tashanna Myers, MD, cancer physician at Baystate Health in Massachusetts.

“There’s a misconception that your period can come back, that stress can cause bleeding, but once your periods have gone away and you’ve reached menopause, you should not bleed again.

The reason why the endometrial cancer survival rate is so high is because women have the symptom of bleeding.”

A 2-minute video from Baystate Health. 

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