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  • What are possible warning signs of cervical cancer?

    Precancer and cancer of the cervix often have no symptoms; however, some of the warning signs include:

    • Abnormal bleeding.
    • Spotting or discharge.
    • Bleeding after intercourse.
    • Signs of advanced cancer include pain, problems urinating, and swollen legs.
  • How is cervical cancer treated?

    Precancers can be removed with a LEEP biopsy (loop electrosurgical excision procedure), which uses an electrified loop of wire to remove cells, cryotherapy (which freezes the cells), laser therapy (which vaporizes the cells), or a cone biopsy (in which a cone shaped wedge is removed from the cervix.Cervical cancer may also require a radical hysterectomy and radiation with or without chemotherapy.

  • What is ovarian cancer?

    There are three types of ovarian cancer:

    • Epithelial is the most common form of ovarian cancer (85% to 90% are this type); these cancers derive from cells that cover the surface of the ovaries.
    • Germ cell tumors form on the cells in the ovary that develop into eggs.
    • Sex cord-stromal tumors occur in the connective tissue inside the ovary.
  • How is ovarian cancer treated?

    Surgery is used to remove the cancer, often followed by chemotherapy or radiation. Women whose cancer is treated before it has spread have a 90% chance of living five years or more after treatment.

  • What is uterine cancer?

    There are two types of uterine cancer:

    • Endometrial the more common form of uterine cancer; it occurs when the lining of the uterus becomes too thick.
    • Sarcomas tumors that form from muscle or other tissue; it is more aggressive than endometrial cancer and has different clinical characteristics and management.
  • What are the warning signs of possible uterine cancer?
    • Unusual vaginal bleeding.
    • Spotting or discharge.
    • Heavy menstruation.
    • Postmenopausal bleeding, spotting or discharge.
    • Symptoms that come and go.