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Breast Cancer
Most women feel somehow concerned about breast cancer;
it is the most common malignant tumor in women, mostly adults 50 years and older. The disease is the leading cause of mortality in women between 35 and 65 years old. It is estimated that one woman dies of breast cancer every 53 minutes. The good news is the fact when the cancer is diagnosed at an early stage the risk of mortality reduces by 25%. On a global scale, 1 in 8 women is currently affected by the disease and this figure is increasing. Learn how to prevent or successfully fight breast Cancer...

Cervical Cancer   

Cervical cancer develops from cells of the cervix. Worldwide, it is the second most frequent form of cancer among women after breast cancer. The disease represents around 8% of women malignancies and can occur at any age. Causes and risk factors are directly associated with sexual activity. Early detection is possible through the practice of regular cervical screeningtests. The test helps to detect precancerous lesions or carcinoma in situ, which allows non-aggressive treatment and low recurrence rate or complete healing. Cervical Cancer...

Endometrial Cancer 

Endometrial cancer is a gynecological malignancy usually occurs after menopause. Although it can be fetal, cancer of the endometrium is rather a cancer with good prognosis, the fact it is often discovered early during a routine exam following a uterine bleeding, or else, in a postmenopausal woman. The cancer tends to occur mostly in women aged 60 or older. Earlier it is detected, easier it is to treat it. In fact, five-year survival rate after treatment is about 95%. The main factors and causes of endometrial cancer...

Fallopian Tube Cancer 

The cancer of the fallopian tubes is rare and affects mainly women who are in their middle-age, 50-60 years. The causes are not well known; however, some risk factors such as chronic salpingitis (infection and inflammation in the fallopian tubes) and other inflammatory disease (tuberculosis for example) are suspected. The disease tends to be also diagnosed in women who have a history of infertility. Diagnosis and surgical treatment are principally surgery. Fallopian Tube Cancer... 

 

Ovarian Cancer
Ovarian cancer is a form of malignancy that usually rises from the surface lining of the ovaries. It is so known to develop insidiously to the point it bears the name “silent killer." In majority of cases, development of symptoms manifest at an advanced stage of the disease. Thus, it has a poor prognosis the fact it often diagnosed late. The main treatment is surgery associated with chemotherapy to reduce the risk of recurrence . Ovarian cancer...

 

Vaginal Cancer 
Cancer of the vagina is a very rare medical condition in the US and the rest of the world. It essentially affects elderly women, though rare cases have been reported in girls and very young children (mainly children whose mother received hormone replacement therapy). Development of the disease seems being favored by human papilloma virus infection (HPV infection) and exposure to diethylstilbestrol during pregnancy. Vaginal cancer ... 

 

Vulvar Cancer  

Vulva cancer is a rare malignant tumor representing less than 5% of female cancers. It is usually diagnosed in elderly women, with peak incidence in adults ranging between 60 and 70 years old, and very rarely in women between 40 and 60 years. Treatment of base is surgery, which can be combined with radiation therapy and chemotherapy. Vaginal cancer...

 

Uterine Cancer
Uterine cancer is a serious form of malignancy which regroups two types of cancers: cancer ofthe cervixand cancerof theuterine body. The tumor is considered as the most common cancer of the female reproductive system. Fortunately, it has a good prognosis with a very high 5 year survival rate. The disease tends to be completely asymptomatic at the beginning, which makes it often diagnosed during routine pelvic exam in the absence of warning signs or symptoms. Uterine cancer...

Uterine Sarcoma
Uterine sarcoma, also known as sarcoma of the uterus, is a very rare type of cancer in women which develops in the muscles or other tissues that hold the uterus. The majority, about 95% of them, are endometrial tumor developing in the inner wall of the uterus. About 1% to 2% of uterine cancers are uterine sarcomas. The main treatments for patients suffering from uterine sarcoma...