GYN Cancer Facts

It is our mission to provide information to patients dealing with pelvic diagnoses, such as GYN Cancers. Many patients say “I wish I would have had more information” OR “What happens now once I have completed chemo and radiation?”. We will have blogs in the future from patients as well as experts regarding this very important topic. Stay tuned!!

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Facts about Gynecologic Cancers from the website: http://www.cmchealthcare.org/CMC_Regional_Cancer_Center/treatment/disease/gyn_cancers.htm

Gynecologic cancers include cancer of the uterus, ovaries, cervix, vagina, vulva and Fallopian tubes.

  • According to the American Cancer Society, nearly 83,000 women per year are diagnosed with some form of gynecologic or GYN cancer.
  • The most common gynecologic cancer is uterine cancer with more than 40,000 cases diagnosed each year.
  • Every year, more than 28,000 women die from a type of gynecologic cancer.
  • Widespread screening with the Pap test has allowed doctors to find pre-cancerous changes in the cervix and vagina. This has helped prevent the development of some invasive cancers.

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  1. Pelvic Guru April 7, 2012 at 6:51 pm - Reply

    The chart above is from the CDC. It does not include information about Endometrial Cancer, which is also very important.

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