Every 5 minutes

a woman in the United States is diagnosed with a gynecologic cancer

Know the facts

about the 5 main types of gynecologic cancer

Know the symptoms

of gynecologic cancers—it may save your life

It's time to talk about gynecologic cancers

In 2016, it is estimated that
women will be diagnosed with a gynecologic cancer
will die from gynecologic cancer
women will die from ovarian cancer

Learn about the types of gynecologic cancers and their symptoms

Did you know?

Your yearly Pap smear only detects one of the five gynecologic cancers — Cervical. It doesn't screen for the other four types: Ovarian, Uterine/Endometrial, Vaginal and Vulvar.

Steps to protect yourself:

  • Know your family history
  • Get regular Pap tests
  • Protect yourself from HPV*
  • Know your body and what is normal for you
  • Familiarize yourself with the gynecologic cancers and symptoms
  • If you have symptoms, talk to your doctor

*HPV is a virus which is passed skin-to-skin through sexual intercourse or other forms of skin-to-skin contact of the genitals.

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