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Category: gynaecological cancer

Which gynaecological cancers are most likely to recur?

When a cancer returns after initial treatment, this is called a recurrence. Cancers that are diagnosed at a more advanced stage are more likely to recur, regardless of the type...

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An overview of rare gynaecological cancers

A rare cancer is one that is diagnosed in less than 6 in 100,000 Australians per year.

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Genetic Testing and Gynaecological Cancer

If I have been diagnosed with gynaecological cancer, should I or my family members obtain genetic testing?

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Participating in clinical trials and what "informed consent" means

A clinical trial is a formal assessment in which patients, doctors and researchers come together to find better ways to prevent, diagnose or treat a medical condition.

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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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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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Warning signs of gynaecological cancer you might be ignoring

Apart from screening for cervical cancer, there are no other screening tests for other gynaecological cancers.

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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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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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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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