recently I had a Hysteroscopy and Polypectomy with the following result. Polyps had very early stage 1 cancer, womb lining had pre cancer cells (can't remember what type). So it would appear that after Polypectomy I am now cancer free as only pre cancer cells left. I am 61 years old, post menopause and overweight. I have been told that the next step after a CT scan is a Hysterectomy. My question is:- Are there any alternative treatments to Hysterectomy and do you think that due to my age etc I should just opt for the surgery? I apreciate that you can only offer advice and the final decision must be mine but I wish to make that choice with the fullest information available.
At the age of 61 years, since you have already attained menopause, and the possibility of cancer cells growing at a later date, hysterectomy would be a good choice. This will remove the source of cancer entirely.
Unless you have other medical conditions, like diabetes, low lung reserve, cardiovascular limitations for surgery, there is no contraindication for surgery.
Surgical removal of the uterus would be a proper choice. There are no other options better than hysterectomy which can remove the source of cancer.
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