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Where does endometrial cancer spread to?

Endometrial cancer arises from the lining of the uterus, called the endometrium. The diagnosis is made through a curette, which takes some tissue from the endometrium for analysis under the microscope.

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Coping with a Gynaecological Cancer Diagnosis

A gynaecological cancer diagnosis is difficult for most people and can have a substantial impact on your mental health and wellbeing. Talking openly about cancer is very helpful.

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What is the survival rate for endometrial cancer?

Numbers of patients diagnosed with endometrial cancer are increasing, with Cancer Australia estimating over 3,000 cases and 400 deaths per year in Australia.

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Benefits of exercise for patients with gynaecological cancer

We know from years of research that physical activity is important during and after treatment for gynaecological cancer patients because physical activity has been suggested to reduce a number of...

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Why does obesity increase the risk for endometrial cancer?

As rates of obesity continue to increase, the numbers of women diagnosed with endometrial cancer is also expected to rise.

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Stages of Cervical Cancer

Cervical cancer is the growth of abnormal cells within the cervix. The cervix is the lower part of the uterus (womb). Most early-stage cervical cancers come with high survival rates.

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A healthy lifestyle after ovarian cancer diagnosis may help women improve their prognosis

A recent study found a healthy lifestyle after ovarian cancer diagnosis, in particular not smoking and being physically active, may help women improve their prognosis.

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A Guide to Ovarian Cancer Symptoms

Ovarian cancer is a malignant disease arising from the ovaries or fallopian tubes. Numbers of patients diagnosed with ovarian cancer are increasing, with Cancer Australia reporting about 1,530 cases per year.

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What are the warning signs of a gynaecological cancer recurrence?

A common worry after completing gynaecological cancer treatment is fear of the cancer coming back. This is a natural reaction.

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What Causes Cervical Cancer?

Almost all cervical cancers are caused by an infection with the sexually transmitted human papilloma virus (HPV).

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