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Is cervical cancer curable?

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

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8 questions to ask your gynaecological oncologist after a cancer diagnosis

If you are diagnosed with a gynaecological cancer, it is important to have all the information you require to make informed treatment decisions.

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Cancer Patients and COVID-19 Vaccination : A balanced view

Here, I answer some frequently asked questions about whether people affected by cancer should consider receiving the COVID-19 vaccine.

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Can cervical cancer spread to the ovaries?

In Australia, approximately 900 patients are diagnosed with cervical cancer every year. Cervical cancer is one of the most preventable types of cancer due to Australia's highly developed cervical cancer...

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What is the most aggressive type of ovarian cancer?

Ovarian cancer is not one disease but can be made up of different cell clones or types.

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What is ovarian remnant syndrome?

Ovarian remnant syndrome is a rare condition, that may occur following removal of one or both ovaries for endometriosis where (microscopic) endometriosis tissue that unknowingly has been left behind, can...

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How aggressive is cervical cancer?

While the majority of cervical cancers are slow growing, others can be aggressive which means that they may grow or spread more quickly into other adjacent organs, lymph nodes or...

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How do I know if my ovarian cancer has spread?

There is currently no proven screening test for ovarian cancer. If your doctor suspects you have ovarian cancer, you may have blood tests (CA125), and medical imaging scans (ultrasound, CT scan).

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Seven common myths about endometrial cancer

Here is a fact check of the seven most common myths people have about endometrial cancer.

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What does an ovarian cyst feel like?

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.

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