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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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What are the benefits of participating in a clinical trial for gynaecological cancer?

Gynaecological cancer clinical trials address the concern that for some types of treatment the evidence to support those treatments is weak.

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Eight myths and misconceptions about cervical cancer

Myths and misconceptions about cervical cancer are spreading fast, especially around what causes it and how cervical cancer can be prevented.

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Is endometrial cancer the same as uterine cancer?

Endometrial cancer and uterine cancer are often terms used interchangeably, but do they mean the same thing?

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