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Complex Endometrial Hyperplasia

Statistics of Complex Endometrial Hyperplasia

For women at risk for developing endometrial cancer, it’s important to know how to prevent a life-threatening condition. These facts and statistics on complex endometrial hyperplasia can help women understand the basics of identifying and treating hyperplasia to avoid developing endometrial cancer.
  • Complex endometrial hyperplasia comes in two forms: with or without atypia.
  • Women with complex endometrial hyperplasia have an increased risk of developing endometrial cancer.
  • The most common symptom is abnormal uterine bleeding or cycles.
  • Hyperplasia is most common in women over 35.
  • Diagnostic testing usually includes biopsy of the endometrial cells.
  • Treatments usually focus on progesterone hormone therapy or surgical procedures to remove the cells/the uterus.
  • Prevention can include careful management of hormone therapy and maintaining a healthy weight
 

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