Category: Gynecologic Cancer

5 Things to Know About Robotic Surgery For Gynecologic Cancer

Medical technology continues to improve and innovate the way surgeons can perform surgery. Robotic surgery was approved by the FDA in 2005 and is a relatively new less-invasive technique, but different from both laparoscopic and open surgery. Before undergoing any kind of surgery for gynecologic cancer, … Continue reading

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Cervical Health Awareness Month

Cervical Health Awareness Month is an opportunity to raise awareness about women protecting themselves from HPV and cervical cancer. Here are just a few facts about cervical health that you might not be aware of:

Every year, more than 12,000 women are diagnosed with cervical cancer in the United States. … Continue reading

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Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

September is ovarian cancer awareness month. Ovarian cancer is one of the most deadly women’s cancers, affecting approximately 22,880 women each year. During ovarian cancer, one or more malignant cancerous cells are found in the ovaries, which are almond-shaped organs located on each side of the uterus. … Continue reading

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Know Your Treatment Options for Gynecologic Cancer

A wide variety of gynecologic cancers can affect a woman’s reproductive system, which consists of the uterus, vagina, ovaries and fallopian tubes.

The most common types of gynecologic cancers are cervical, endometrial (uterine) and ovarian cancer. The specific type of cancer a woman has and how advanced it is, … Continue reading

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