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Gynecologic Cancer - Radiation Therapy

Gynecologic Cancer - Radiation Therapy

Treatment for gynecologic cancers depends on several factors, including the type of cancer, its extent (stage), its location and your overall health. It is important to talk with several cancer specialists, including a radiation oncologist, surgeon and medical oncologist, before deciding on the best treatment for you, your cancer and your lifestyle. Gynecologic cancers include malignancies of the female genital tract involving the vulva, vagina, cervix, uterus, fallopian tubes or ovaries. According to the American Cancer Society, 110,072 women in 2018 will be diagnosed with some form of gynecologic cancer. Cancers of the uterus, cervix and ovary are most common. They account for 98,710 new cases each year. Widespread screening with the Pap test has allowed doctors to find pre-cancerous... Show More


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