Here is a quick mnemonic/memory aid “LIGHT CANDLES to remember about the Risk Factors For Uterine Cancer

L – Late Menopause: Starting menopause after age 52 increases the risk.

I – Irregular Periods: A history of irregular menstrual cycles can be a risk.

G – Gravida (Number of Pregnancies): Nulliparity (never being pregnant) is a risk.

H – Hormone Replacement Therapy: Long-term use can increase the risk.

T – Tamoxifen: Used in breast cancer treatment, it can increase the risk.

C – Certain Hereditary Conditions: Such as Lynch syndrome and Cowden syndrome.

A – Age: Being over 50 years old is a risk factor.

N – Never Giving Birth: Nulliparity can be a risk factor.

D – Diabetes: Especially when poorly controlled.

L – Lifestyle Factors: Such as obesity and a high-fat diet.

E – Estrogen Exposure: Prolonged exposure without progesterone can be a risk.

S – Smoking: Smoking is linked to an increased risk.

⚡Mnemonic⚡: Risk Factors For Uterine Cancer

Dr. Arin Nandi

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