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What surgery options are available for vaginal cancer?

Primary vaginal cancer is a rare form of cancer that starts in the vagina. Primary vaginal cancer is treated with either surgery, radiation, chemotherapy, or a combination of these treatments...

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What to expect after an ovarian cancer diagnosis

In Australia, over 1,500 women are newly diagnosed with ovarian cancer every year. Here’s what to expect after each stage of investigation and treatment.

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Can cervical cancer cause infertility?

Cervical cancer treatment can cause issues with fertility, leaving women unable to become pregnant or carry a child through pregnancy.

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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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Are robots taking over the operating theatre?

In Australia the initial uptake of robotic surgery has focused on urology for radical prostatectomies but is still slow for gynaecological surgery.

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