Five Minutes or Less for Health Weekly Tip: Know Gynecologic Cancer Signs

check for gynecological cancerGynecologic cancer is any cancer that starts in a woman’s reproductive organs. The five main types of gynecologic cancer are cervical, ovarian, uterine, vaginal, and vulvar. When gynecologic cancers are found early, treatment is most effective. Take a few minutes to learn more about gynecologic cancer.

  • Visit the gynecologic cancer website at to learn about the warning signs and symptoms of gynecologic cancer. Each gynecologic cancer is unique, with different signs and symptoms.
  • If you think you have any warning signs or symptoms, talk to your doctor or nurse right away.
  • Pay attention to your body. Know what is normal for you.
  • Schedule a Pap test to screen for cervical cancer.

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Page last reviewed: August 31, 2015