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Fertility saving treatment for endometrial cancer

An intrauterine device (IUD) could help preserve fertility and reduce the need for hysterectomies for women suffering from endometrial cancer.

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Who is at high risk for cervical cancer?

In Australia, cervical cancer is less frequent than in countries that don’t have a cervical screening program. Still, 900 patients are diagnosed each year in Australia.

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What are the symptoms of endometriosis?

Endometriosis is a condition in which the inner layer of the uterus, called the endometrium, grows outside of the uterus throughout the pelvis.

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Why is it so important to diagnose Lynch Syndrome?

People with Lynch syndrome carry an increased risk of developing some types of cancers, particularly at a younger age.

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Can endometrial cancer be cured?

Due to early detection and treatment, the prognosis of endometrial cancer is excellent for most patients.

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What causes uterine cancer?

While the exact causes of uterine cancer are unknown, there are known risk factors that may increase your risk.

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Can uterine fibroids turn into cancer?

Uterine fibroids do not turn into cancer—they are entirely benign tumours arising from smooth muscle tissues within the uterus.

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Are ovarian cysts common?

There are different types of ovarian cysts, some more common than others. Ovarian cysts are fluid-filled spaces that can develop within or on the ovary.

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What is a frozen section examination?

A frozen section examination is a specific type of biopsy procedure that allows a surgeon to establish a rapid diagnosis of a suspicious mass during surgery.

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What are the symptoms of vaginal and vulval cancer?

Vaginal cancer is a malignant disease that starts in the vagina (primary vaginal cancer), and vulval cancer starts on the external women’s genitals.

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