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Gynaecological Cancers are cancers of the female reproductive system and occur when abnormal cells grow in an uncontrolled way. Gynaecological cancers are named according to the organ or part of the body where they first develop, these include:
Treatment for gynaecological cancer will depend on the type of cancer, the stage or its development and other health factors. Treatment commonly includes surgery, chemotherapy and radiation therapy.
Please click on the links above to find out more about each specific cancer.
1 in 4
women will be diagnosed with cancer before the age of 75
of women aged 50–74 participated in breast screening programs
is the estimated 5-year survival rate for women with cancer
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Cancer in Australia 2017, Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
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