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Vaginal Cancer

Know Your Enemy Vaginal Cancer Treatment (PDQ®) Carcinomas of the vagina are uncommon tumors comprising 1% to 2% of gynecologic malignancies. They can be effectively treated, and when found in early stages, are often curable. The histologic distinction between squamous cell carcinoma and adenocarcinoma is important because the two types represent distinct diseases, each with [...]

By |2017-01-28T17:53:11+00:00April 27th, 2015|medical|Comments Off on Vaginal Cancer

Ovarian Cancer

Know Your Enemy In the United States, ovarian cancer accounts for 3% of cancers in women and is the second most common gynecologic cancer following cancers of the uterus. Risk Factors: The lifetime risk of developing ovarian cancer for women in the United States is 1.4%. This likelihood increases with age. Age over 40 years, [...]

By |2017-01-28T17:53:11+00:00April 27th, 2015|medical|Comments Off on Ovarian Cancer

Endometrial Cancer

Know Your Enemy Endometrial cancer is the fourth most common cancer in women in the United States and the most common gynecologic malignancy, accounting for 6% of all female cancers. Risk Factors: The risk of endometrial cancer increase with age, with a peak incidence occurring from ages 55 to 70. Increased estrogen exposure, especially for [...]

By |2017-01-28T17:53:11+00:00April 27th, 2015|medical|Comments Off on Endometrial Cancer

Cervical Cancer

Know Your Enemy Cervical cancer is the most common gynecologic malignancy in the world, and the second most frequently diagnosed cancer in women worldwide after breast cancer. Mortality and incidence rates for cervical cancer have declined in most developed countries due to the introduction of routine PAP tests and HPV screening. Risk Factors: HPV [...]

By |2017-01-28T17:53:11+00:00April 26th, 2015|medical|Comments Off on Cervical Cancer