A 40 year-old lady comes to see you after her mother has recently died from endometrial cancer. Her mother’s sister also died a few years ago from bowel cancer. She wants to know about her risk of developing endometrial cancer and currently she has no indication or suggestion that she has the disease. However she also has diabetes and is quite overweight. She has never had children or any pregnancies and currently uses an intrauterine device. Which of the following observations about her risk of developing endometrial cancer is incorrect ?
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