Endometrial polyps, since they involve an abnormal growth of uterine tissue cells, are considered tumors. However, most uterine polyps are benign and do not cause serious problems. Only less than 5%, approximately, become cancerous or precancerous.
The chance of a polyp turning into a malignancy is greater if you are post-menopausal, take tamoxifen, or have heavy or irregular periods.
Read the full article on: What is an endometrial or uterine polyp? – Symptoms and treatment ( 34).
Marta Barranquero Gómez
Graduated in Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences by the University of Valencia (UV) and specialized in Assisted Reproduction by the University of Alcalá de Henares (UAH) in collaboration with Ginefiv and in Clinical Genetics by the University of Alcalá de Henares (UAH).