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What You Need To Know About Gynecologic Cancer

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Apr 27, 2012 at 11:01AM

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What You Need To Know About Gynecologic Cancer

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What is Gynecologic Cancer?

Gynecologic cancer is any cancer that starts in a woman’s reproductive organs. The five major gynecologic cancers are: cervical, ovarian, uterine, vaginal, and vulvar.

Each is unique and has different signs, symptoms, and risk factors (things that may increase your chance of getting a disease), and different prevention strategies.

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