Gynecologic Cancers Awareness Month is held in September in the United States. Depending on Your Country, the month may vary.

In Cancer Prevention and Control: Gynecologic Cancer Awareness – What Are Gynecologic Cancers? the (United States) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) explain:

“Gynecologic cancers are cancers of women’s reproductive organs. The five main types are cervical, ovarian, uterine, vaginal, and vulvar cancer”.

In Gynecologic Cancers: What Are the Symptoms? the CDC note:

Meno Martha and Ovarian cancer Awareness“Each gynecologic cancer is unique, with different signs and symptoms, different risk factors (things that may increase your chance of getting a disease), and different prevention strategies. All women are at risk for gynecologic cancers, and risk increases with age. When gynecologic cancers are found early, treatment is most effective”.

In Inside Knowledge About Gynecologic Cancer: Inside Knowledge Symptoms Diaries the CDC provide links to their Gynecologic Cancer Symptoms Diary and their Diario de los Síntomas del Cáncer Ginecológico.

Meno Martha and Gynecologic CancersCurrently there are no screening tests for all gynecologic cancers. In Gynecologic Cancers: Basic Information – What Can I Do To Reduce My Risk? Recognize the Warning Signs the CDC elaborate on:

“Since there is no simple and reliable way to screen for any gynecologic cancers except cervical cancer, it is especially important to recognize warning signs and learn if there are things you can do to reduce your risk. Talk with your doctor if you believe that you are at increased risk for gynecologic cancer. Ask what you might do to lower your risk and whether there are tests that you should have”.

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Last Updated: 19 March 2019 – Last Revised: 17 September 2018
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