Every 5 minutes

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

BAGCF Featured in Living Local

Betty Allen Gynecologic Cancer Foundation was featured in the September 2018 issue of Living Local.

Know the 5 and Survive

Call (239) 935-8325 or email us at info@gyncancerfl.org to request a FREE onsite Gynecologic Cancer educational workshop.

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 2019, it is estimated that
women will be diagnosed with a gynecologic cancer
will succumb to gynecologic cancer
women will succumb to ovarian cancer


Know the 5 and Survive

Learn the risk factors, symptoms, early detection and prevention .... It may save your life.

The Betty Allen Gynecologic Cancer Foundation will be offering our FREE educational workshops to residential communities, colleges, businesses, religious organizations and women’s groups.

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.

Support Betty Allen Gynecologic Cancer Foundation

There are many ways you can support Betty Allen Gynecologic Cancer Foundation. Your contribution will help support our foundation’s advocacy, education, and awareness programs.