endometrium

Leiomyoma

This article was reviewed and updated on September 1, 2019 by Jason Wasserman, MD PhD FRCPC Quick facts: A leiomyoma is a non-cancerous tumour that develops from the muscle inside the uterus. Leiomyomas are very common among women 20 to 50 years of age. Although they are non-cancerous, the tumour can grow to become very …
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Atypical endometrial hyperplasia

This article was last reviewed by Emily Goebel, MD FRCPC on December 10, 2018 Quick facts: Atypical endometrial hyperplasia is a pre-cancerous condition caused by increased growth of the tissue that lines that inside of the uterus. It is considered a pre-cancerous condition because it can turn into cancer called endometrioid carcinoma if left untreated. …
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Endometrial hyperplasia without atypia

This article was last reviewed on December 10, 2018 by Emily Goebel, MD FRCPC Quick facts: Endometrial hyperplasia without atypia is a common non-cancerous condition associated with increased growth of the tissue that lines that inside of the uterus. In some situations, endometrial hyperplasia without atypia is considered a pre-cancerous condition because there is a very …
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Endometrium: Endometrioid carcinoma

This article was last reviewed and updated on July 25, 2019 by Jason Wasserman, MD PhD FRCPC Quick facts: Endometrioid carcinoma is a type of cancer that starts in the endometrium, the tissue that lines the inside of the uterus. Endometrioid carcinoma is the most common type of endometrial cancer among adult women. Your pathology …
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Endometrium: Clear cell carcinoma

This article was last reviewed and updated on July 26, 2019. by Jason Wasserman, MD PhD FRCPC Quick facts: ​​Clear cell carcinoma is a type of cancer that starts in the endometrium, the tissue that lines the inside of the uterus. Clear cell carcinoma is an aggressive cancer that is more common in older women. …
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Endometrial polyp

This article was last reviewed on March 6, 2019 by Emily Goebel, MD FRCPC Quick facts: An endometrial polyp is a non-cancerous growth that starts from the endometrium, the tissue that lines the inside of the uterus. Endometrial polyps are usually caused by conditions that result in high levels of estrogen such as high blood pressure, obesity, …
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Atypical glandular cells (AGS)

This article was last reviewed by Adnan Karavelic, MD FRCPC on December 24, 2019 Quick facts: Atypical glandular cells means that abnormal cells were seen on your Pap smear. It is a description and not a final diagnosis. Causes include cancer, infection, inflammation, pregnancy, or previous radiation to the cervix or endometrium. Atypical glandular cells is …
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