And, while endometrial ablation doesn't increase the risk of uterine cancer (which strikes approximately 32,000 women each year), it might make early detection more difficult if women develop cancer years after the procedure, leading to a worse prognosis. Uterine cancer is usually diagnosed at an early stage -- and then is almost always curable -- due to the presence of abnormal uterine bleeding, which might be eradicated by the procedure.
- Q Can cancer treatment cause vaginal dryness?
- Q What is the COEMIG designation?
- Q Why do I need to see an OB/GYN if I'm over 60?
- Q What is a tilted uterus and how can it affect me?
- Q What is an endometrial ablation?
- Q Why didn't my doctor diagnose my urogynecological problem?