When is the right time?

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Jenni Wren
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by Jenni Wren on Fri Mar 13, 2015 4:32 pm

When is the right time?

I am a 24 year old (25 later this year) and have endometriosis. Breast cancer is known in my family, and some stomach and lung cancer. Will this increase my chances of ovarian cancer or cancer of the uterus? How often should I go for smears when I turn 25?

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Mr. Hugh Byrne, MRCOG
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by Mr. Hugh Byrne, MRCOG on Sun Mar 15, 2015 2:25 pm

Re: When is the right time?

Endometriosis should not increase your risks of cancer.

3 years or as indicated.
Mr Hugh Byrne
Consultant in Obstetrics and Gynaecology
St Georges Hospital


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