- obesity - the larger the woman, the larger the risk
- high levels of estrogen
- endometrial hyperplasia
- polycystic ovary syndrome
- nulliparity (never having carried a pregnancy)
- infertility (inability to become pregnant)
- early menarche (onset of menstruation)
- late menopause (cessation of menstruation)
- endometrial polyps or other benign growths of the uterine lining
- high intake of animal fat
- pelvic radiation therapy
- breast cancer
- ovarian cancer
- anovulatory cycles
- age over 35
- lack of exercise
- heavy daily alcohol consumption (possibly a risk factor)
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