Here is a fact check of the seven most common myths people have about endometrial cancer.
Pain from ovarian cysts differ in women depending on their size and type. Some people with ovarian cysts may feel pain in their pelvis or lower abdomen, while others do not.
Gynaecological cancer clinical trials address the concern that for some types of treatment the evidence to support those treatments is weak.
Myths and misconceptions about cervical cancer are spreading fast, especially around what causes it and how cervical cancer can be prevented.
Endometrial cancer and uterine cancer are often terms used interchangeably, but do they mean the same thing?
A lack of awareness can lead to misconceptions about ovarian cancer. Here, I debunk six common myths about ovarian cancer.
Apart from screening for cervical cancer, there are no other screening tests for other gynaecological cancers.
A dilatation and curettage (D&C) is a minimally invasive surgical procedure performed to obtain a sample of the uterus lining (endometrium).
Neoadjuvant chemotherapy refers to the use of chemotherapy to shrink the cancerous tumours prior to surgery. When chemotherapy is used after surgery, it is referred to as adjuvant chemotherapy.
A variety of issues can cause abnormal uterine bleeding. It can be a sign of endometrial cancer, but a variety of other benign and treatable problems can also cause abnormal bleeding.