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Uterine Cancer Risk Factors: Race

Caucasian women are more likely than African American women to get uterine cancer.
 

Uterine Cancer Risk Factors: Colorectal Cancer

Women who have had an inherited form of colon cancer or rectal cancer have a higher risk of developing uterine cancer than other women.
 

Uterine Cancer Risk Factors: Estrogen Exposure

Other uterine cancer risk factors are related to how long a woman's body is exposed to estrogen. Women who are at a higher risk of estrogen exposure include those:
 
  • Who do not have children
  • Who began menstruation at a very young age
  • Who enter menopause late in life.
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