Repeated USMLE Questions Step 2 CK- 414



A 57-year-old woman presents to the clinic with a complaint of abnormal uterine bleeding. A biopsy is taken for evaluation of endometrial cancer.

At which stage endometrial cancer is often diagnosed?

A- I

B- II

C- III

D- VI

Answer



Endometrial cancer is often diagnosed at early stage due to abnormal vaginal bleeding which prompts patients to see their doctors. It usually occurs in the postmenopausal women and those who take estrogen-only hormone replacement therapy.  So women who have not had a hysterectomy should not be taking estrogen-only hormone replacement therapy.

The correct answer is A







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