Gynecologic Cancer BasicsJeff Conway2023-03-20T00:47:32+00:00
The five types of gynecologic cancers are ovarian, endometrial/uterine, cervical, vulvar and vaginal cancer. This section includes introductory information for you and your loved ones to start getting familiar with gynecologic cancer.
The amount of information you receive at the time of diagnosis can feel overwhelming. All at once, you may feel there are many unanswered questions, decisions to be made and so much information to understand and absorb. It can be helpful to have friends and family with you when discussing your diagnosis and treatment.
If you suspect or have been diagnosed with ovarian, endometrial/uterine, cervical, vulvar or vaginal cancer, it is important to see a gynecologic oncologist—medical doctors with specialized training in treating gynecologic cancers who can manage your care from diagnosis to completion of treatment.
Frequently asked questions related to gynecologic cancers.
Foundation for Women’s Cancer
The Foundation for Women’s Cancer (FWC) steadily pursues its mission of supporting research, education and public awareness of gynecologic cancers.
The FWC is the official foundation of the Society of Gynecologic Oncology (SGO), the premier medical specialty society for health care professionals trained in the comprehensive management of gynecologic cancers.
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