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5 Gynecologic Cancer Warning Signs You Should Not Ignore
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5 Gynecologic Cancer Warning Signs You Should Not Ignore

Gynecologic cancer includes endometrial, cervical, ovarian, vaginal, and vulvar cancer.

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Gynecologic cancer is any cancer that develops in a woman’s reproductive organs. It occurs within a woman’s pelvis, that is the area below the stomach and in between the hip bones. It includes endometrial, cervical, ovarian, vaginal, and vulvar cancer. All women are at risk for gynecologic cancers, and this increases with age. Each condition can be different for different women, with a unique set of symptoms. The good thing about detecting this type of cancer early on is that treatment can be most effective when it is detected early. 

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Here are 5 warning signs of gynecologic cancer for when you should contact a doctor immediately, as per the National Foundation For Cancer Research:

Disclaimer : This article is for informational purposes only and is not a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.