Any woman is at risk for developing a gynecologic cancer, and risk increases with age. Since each cancer has its own general risk factors, and may affect women in different ways, it is important to talk to your doctor about any questions or concerns you may have. Treatment is most effective when gynecologic cancers are found early.
Women with the following symptoms should consult a gynecologic oncologist:
Depending on the type and stage of cancer, your gynecologic oncologist may recommend one or more of the following: surgery, radiation therapy or chemotherapy.