risk factors of uterine cancer

Risk Factors of Uterine cancer

  • Endometrial hyperplasia or abnormal overgrowth in the lining of the uterus
  • Family history of mother, sister or daughter with uterine cancer
  • Menstrual history: Women that had their first menstrual cycle before the age of 12 and / or underwent menopause after the age of 55
  • History of having radiation therapy to the pelvis
  • History of taking estrogen alone (no progesterone) for menopausal hormone therapy
  • No pregnancies
  • Obesity