Of leading causes of cancer in women in the United States, endometrial cancer is ranked in which place?
Which of the following does NOT increase a woman’s risk of developing endometrial cancer?
What is the primary mechanism by which obesity increases the risk of endometrial cancer?
a. Androstenedione is aromatized by adipose tissue to estrone.
b. Androstenedione is aromatized by adipose tissue to estradiol.
c. Higher levels of insulin growth factor lead to anovulation, which results in unopposed estrogen.
What percentage of endometrial cancer is diagnosed in women younger than 45 years?
What is the most common genetic syndrome associated with endometrial cancer?
c. Hereditary breast ovarian cancer syndrome
d. Hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer syndrome
Which of the following birth control methods does NOT reduce the risk of endometrial cancer?
a. Bilateral tubal ligation
b. Copper intrauterine device
c. Combination oral contraceptives
d. Levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system
Which of the following patients does NOT require an endometrial biopsy?